Internal Email From Churchill Downs CEO Shows Stance on Bob Baffert Lawsuit Threat

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Sports Illustrated

By Joseph Salvador Bob Baffert has threatened to bring a lawsuit forward in order to compete in the upcoming Kentucky Derby. In an email obtained by Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde, Churchill Downs CEO Bill Carstanjen detailed to employees how the company will approach possible legal action from horse trainer Bob Baffert after he was suspended from entering the Kentucky Derby. “His case is without merit, and you should be assured that we are considering any and all legal options available to protect our rights, set the record straight and ensure he is held accountable for the damage he has caus…

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