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Baffert Will Be Involved With Breeders’ Cup

INTERVIEW: Bob Baffert talks about his Breeders' Cup contingent
INTERVIEW: Bob Baffert talks about his Breeders' Cup contingent
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 4:22 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert can enter horses in the Breeders’ Cup next month at Del Mar but the event’s all-time money-leading trainer has to meet certain conditions, including stricter out-of-competition testing of his horses and greater security at his barn. The conditions are the result of a review by the Breeders’ Cup board to decide Baffert’s participation in the two-day world championships on Nov. 5-6 at the seaside track north of San Diego. The review was triggered by Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit’s failed postrace drug test in May.

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