Bob Baffert banned from Churchill Downs

Yesterday Churchill Downs banned Bob Baffert after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tested positive for 2nd time. The problem started with a positive test for a banned steroid. He cannot participate in the Kentucky Derby for two years. Bob Baffert has had five horses that failed drug tests in 2021. …

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Israel, JBS, Venus: your Wednesday night briefing

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here is registration.) Good night. Here is the last one. 1. The leaders of the Israeli opposition have reached a coalition agreement to overthrow Benjamin Netanyahu. Under the deal, Netanyahu, the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history, would make way for Naftali …

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