Re: Baffert or Baffert (305 Views)
Posted by: TGJB
Date: May 13, 2021 12:02PM
Everybody needs to read what I have said more carefully (I.E., my point about IF Medina runs well in the Preakness what it would say about the (non) effect of the drug in the Derby).
To my knowledge the groom pissing story wasn’t about this occurrence, and I’m not aware of anything saying Baffert himself put the ointment on the horse or was even aware of it. He may well have been 3,000 miles away. Which doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be DQ’d— but it means that point is irrelevant.
For the rest I’m tired of repeating myself. He had a positive with Gamine last year, same weekend, same testing regimen, same drug. He’s not an idiot, he’s not suicidal. And he would have to be— with absolutely minimal upside.