Kentucky Derby

Horse Racing
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Associated Press
May 03, 2020 - 5:34 am
The 1 1/4-mile race featuring computer-generated imagery was held Saturday, the same day the 146th Derby had been scheduled until it was postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Derby has been re-set for Sept. 5.
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Maximum Security, ridden by exercise rider Edelberto Rivas, gallops during a workout at Monmouth Park, Thursday morning, June 13, 2019, in Oceanport, N.J. Maximum Security will make his next start in Sunday's $150,000 Pegasus Stakes horse race at the trac
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June 13, 2019 - 6:55 pm
Maximum Security is heading back to the races.
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AP Photo/John Minchillo, File
May 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Maximum Security owner Gary West has issued a multimillion dollar challenge to the owners of four horses that benefited from his horse's historic disqualification in the Kentucky Derby.
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Improbable works out on the track at Pimlico before the 2019 Preakness Stakes.
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May 17, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The story of the Preakness Stakes this year is the horses that are not running in the second leg of the Triple Crown after the controversial finish of the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. The official Derby winner, Country House, did not enter the Preakness after coming down with a cough. It’s the...
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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 13, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse's historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.
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Kentucky Derby horse race
(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 12, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Horse racing was one step away from disaster.
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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 07, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in the Preakness.
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AP Photo/John Minchillo
May 07, 2019 - 4:24 am
Kentucky Derby winner Country House isn't a racing rock star just yet.
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(AP Photo/Morry Gash)
May 06, 2019 - 10:31 am
Maximum Security's owner said Monday he will not run the horse in the Preakness and will appeal the disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.
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Luis Saez riding Maximum Security, second from right, goes around turn four with Flavien Prat riding Country House, left, Tyler Gaffalione riding War of Will and John Velazquez riding Code of Honor, right, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby ho
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 05, 2019 - 1:09 pm
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.
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