Medina Spirit

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Medina Spirit (foaled April 5, 2018) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 2021 Kentucky Derby.[1] He qualified for the race by winning the Robert B. Lewis Stakes and finishing second in both the San Felipe Stakes and Santa Anita Derby.

He was ridden by jockey John Velazquez and trained by Bob Baffert in his record seventh Derby victory. At first, the odds for Medina Spirit to win the derby was 12-1 or 8%.[2]

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  1. Russell, Shannon. "Five years after founding Zedan Racing Stables, Amr Zedan's horse wins 2021 Kentucky Derby". The Courier-Journal.
  2. "Derby Dozen". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2 May 2021.