Medina Spirit, horse at heart of Kentucky Derby controversy, dies while training

By: Guardian sport Tuesday 7 December 2021
  • Colt failed drugs test after crossing line first at Churchill Downs
  • Apparent heart attack blamed for death in California

Medina Spirit, the horse at the centre of a doping controversy at this year’s Kentucky Derby, has died during a workout.

The colt suffered a suspected heart attack while working out at California’s Santa Anita track on Monday.

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