Maximum Security disqualified after review, new winner for 145th Kentucky Derby

Country House has been declared the winner
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Posted at 3:55 PM, May 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-04 19:54:40-04

Maximum Security crossed the finish line first at the 145th Kentucky Derby on May 4 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Shortly after the horse and jockey crossed the finish line, an objection was filed.

The stewards reviewed the race and disqualified Maximum Security. Country House has been declared the winner.

Country House was a 65-1 long shot to win the race. Code of Honor won 2nd place. Tacitus was third.

Country House is trained by Bill Mott.

It is the first time in history that a horse who crossed the finish line first did not win the race.

The Vegas Golden Knights, who many believe lost Game 7 in this years Stanley Cup Playoffs because of a bad call, sent a tweet to Maximum Security following the disqualifications.

Many people on Twitter seem to be unhappy with the decision.

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