AUDIO: Baffert angry, defiant in recorded calls after banned drug found in Medina Spirit’s system
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 12:12 PM EDT
Three recordings of phone calls between Bob Baffert and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stewards were obtained by WAVE News following a public records request (KHRC). The KHRC is represented by Chief State Steward Barbara Borden, State Steward Brooks "Butch" Becraft, and Association Steward Tyler Picklesimer on the call. May 8th, 2021 was the date of the recordings. The voices of Baffert, Bolden, and Baffert's wife, Jill Baffert, are heard on the recordings. DISCLAIMER: This audio contains foul language.