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Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule

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Officials cited Maximum Security for interference and the colt became the first Kentucky Derby winner to be disqualified for violating a state regulation that penalizes horses for impeding the path of another in a race. [more]

Country House pays $132.40 to win at Kentucky Derby

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Country House’s stunning victory in the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby paid off big. Stewards awarded the 65-1 long shot the victory following an objection that Maximum Security, the first horse to cross the finish line, interfered with the path of several horses. Country House, with Flavien Prat aboard, covered [more]

Maximum Security owner: Derby disqualification ‘egregious’

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Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards' disqualification of his horse's Kentucky Derby victory as "egregious" and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal. [more]