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Longshot wins Derby after Maximum Security DQ

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In a Kentucky Derby that will be talked about long after the name of the winner has been forgotten, Maximum Security became the first horse disqualified in the 145-year history of the event and Country House, a 65-to-1 longshot, became the only winner to not cross the finish line first.

It was an excruciating 22 minutes after the race when stewards, who watched and re-watched video, rendered their decision. What they determined was that Maximum Security came off the inside of the track and impeded the running of War of Will, Long Range Toddy and Bodexpress.

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