Creative Minister Preps for Belmont With Half-mile Workout – NBC Chicago

Creative Minister breezed a half mile on Tuesday in his next-to-last workout for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on June 11. The Kenny McPeek-trained colt was timed in 48.33 seconds for the four furlongs over Belmont Park’s main track. Creative Minister finished third to Early Voting in the Preakness, the second jewel of thoroughbred racing’s … Read more

Fonner Park exercise wheel gives horses a winter workout | State & Regional

In anticipation of this year’s race meet, trainers have been able to use it since late December. It will remain available for use until May. Peggy Feik, who was manning the jogger last Friday, said the device is probably busiest during February and March. Relatively few trainers have arrived for this year’s meet, which begins … Read more

Fonner Park exercise wheel gives horses a winter workout | State

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — An equine exercise wheel at Fonner Park is a lot like a merry-go-round, except that the horses traveling around the circle are real. The wheel allows horses to get exercise without going outside in the weather. The circular device, also called the Fonner jogger, is located on the north end … Read more

Fonner Park exercise wheel gives horses a winter workout | State and Regional

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — An equine exercise wheel at Fonner Park is a lot like a merry-go-round, except that the horses traveling around the circle are real. The wheel allows horses to get exercise without going outside in the weather. The circular device, also called the Fonner jogger, is located on the north end … Read more

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Dies During Track Workout

Medina Spirit, the controversial Kentucky Derby-winning horse that tested positive for betamethasone, died at the Santa Anita racetrack after the 3-year-old colt collapsed from a heart attack during a routine workout. What do you think? “No horse ever thinks it’ll happen to them.” Amelia McElroy • Organizational Restructurer “At least he died doing what he … Read more

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after Santa Anita workout | National

(TNS) LEXINGTON  — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout Monday at Santa Anita in California. The 3-year-old colt trained by Bob Baffert had just completed 5 furlongs in his second workout since finishing second in the Breeders’ Cup Classic a month ago at Del Mar, according to Craig Robertson, Baffert’s … Read more

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout at Santa Anita | News

(Gray News) – Medina Spirit, the racehorse who won this year’s Kentucky Derby, has died after suddenly collapsing during a workout at Santa Anita Park in California, according to multiple reports. The news of the horse’s death was confirmed to Horse Racing Nation by trainer Bob Baffert.  Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in May was … Read more

Medina Spirit, Kentucky Derby winner, dead after track workout

Medina Spirit, the winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby, died on Monday morning after a workout at Santa Anita Park. The 3-year-old colt won the first leg of the Triple Crown under a wave of controversy after testing positive for the steroid betamethasone following the May 1 race. It was ruled on Friday that the … Read more