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In a Stunner, Country House Wins Kentucky Derby via Disqualification

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race’s 145-year history. After a long wait, 65-1 shot Country House was declared the winner.

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Justify Wins the Kentucky Derby

Justify won the Kentucky Derby convincingly on Saturday. Not only that, the horse also became the first in 136 years to win the Derby after not racing as a two-year-old.

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Tapwrit Wins Belmont Stakes by 2 Lengths for Pletcher

NEW YORK (AP) — The road to the winner’s circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown.

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Watch: Horses, Jockeys Go Down in Scary Crash Before Kentucky Derby

There was a frightening scene at the race leading up to the Kentucky Derby Saturday. During the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic at Churchill Downs, a horse named Kasaqui got tripped up, causing the horse and its jockey to topple over. Tourist then

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