Ramspring Farm

Report: Hearing Officer in Medina Spirit Derby DQ Case Recuses Himself

Clay Patrick, the hearing officer assigned to the Bob Baffert-Medina Spirit Derby disqualification case, has recused himself three weeks after the appeal was heard, according to Paulick Report. Amr Zedan's attorney Clark Brewster unknowingly bought a horse at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale that was co-owned by Patrick, who operates the family-owned Ramspring Farm. Patrick was expected to make a recommendation on the appeal to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission within 60 to 90 days. "After I bought the colt, I noticed how young the mare is and looked to...

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