Rombauer runs down Medina Spirit to cross first in all-time Preakness thrillerSunday 16 May 2021
- Rombauer shocks Derby winner Medina Spirit as 11-1 underdog
- Elizabeth Banicki: Medina Spirit scandal is bare why I left racing
Rombauer romped to an 11-1 upset victory in the Preakness on Saturday, denying Bob Baffert-trained Kentucky Derby winner Medina Sprint the chance at a Triple Crown that would have come with a giant asterisk.
Medina Spirit finished third in the 146th running of the one-and-three-sixteenths mile race and was passed for the first time in his career after going off as the 2-1 favorite. All eyes were on Medina Spirit after he failed a post-Derby drug test for the presence of the steroid betamethasone.Continue reading...