2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies from heart attack


Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has collapsed and died after a workout at Santa Anita.

According to the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), Medina Spirit was completing a workout on the main track at Santa Anita this morning when he collapsed near the finish line.

Medina Spirit’s trainer Bob Baffert also confirmed the news in a statement his office sent to WHAS11 News. Baffert said he and his entire team are devastated by the passing of the 3-year-old colt. The horse died of a heart attack, Baffert said

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