Medina Spirit wins Lewis, gives Baffert a Ky Derby hopeful

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Medina Spirit led all the way and fought off two challengers late to win the $100,000 Robert Lewis Stakes by a neck at Santa Anita and give trainer Bob Baffert a Kentucky Derby hopeful. Ridden by Abel Cedillo, Medina Spirit ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:46.26 on a dirt track listed as good after 2.4 inches of rain fell through Friday. Roman Centurian finished second and 5-2 second choice Hot Rod Charlie was third in the field of six. Medina Spirit earned 10 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby on May 1.