LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert said Monday he won't attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt's failed postrace drug test. Read more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test, one that led Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Sunday in the latest scandal to plague the sport. Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Two sporting events last week — the Kentucky Derby and first round of the NFL draft — pulled in more television viewers than the Oscars, something inconceivable only a couple of years ago. Read more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has spent millions trying to win the Kentucky Derby, and in the process plowing money into horse racing worldwide. Now with the overwhelming favorite, Dubai's ruler faces increased scrutiny for allegations that he has violated huma… Read more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Steve Asmussen grew up in a barn in dusty Laredo, Texas. He and older brother Cash were the help in their parents' Ma-and-Pa stable. Nearly 4,000 miles away, Patrick O'Neill watched from Hawaii as his Uncle Doug made his way up the training ranks. Read more