• June 18, 2024

Disqualified First-Place Finisher of Kentucky Derby to Appeal Result

A controversial finish during the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs has led to chain of events in the horse racing industry. For the first time in the history of the race, a winner was disqualified due to an on-track incident. Maximum Security was the favorite to win the event, having been disqualified after accusations of impediments were made. It took more than twenty minutes for a ruling to be made by the state racing commission and the owner of the horse is now taking action.

Appealing the Result:

Owner, Gary West, has plans to appeal the result that led to Country House, the long-shot of the race, to earn the title win. West will not be running Maximum Security in the Preakness and is calling on the entire racing world …

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