- 65 to 1 Competitor Country House TAKES IT ALL at 2019 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Louisville on Saturday 4/5/19
- Derby’s clear favorite named Maximum Security crossed the line first however was finally disqualified in a stewards’ call
- first time in Kentucky Derby history that a winner has been DISQUALIFIED for a foul on the track
- Stewards called a foul, claimed Maximum Security blocked other riders by bending out of line and blocking other riders at the end of the race
A shocking turn of events occurred yesterday(4/5/19) at the famous 3$ million dollar race – the Kentucky Derby. the race took place at Churchill Downs in Louisville in front of 150,000 spectators who watched the favorite rider Maximum Security gets disqualified for the first time ever in 145 years, a scandalous turn of events.
for those who religiously follow horse-racing, it was a huge surprise while many innocent betting wages turn to great profits in light of the shocking events (the default winner by DQ Country House was favored in odds of 65 to 1)
the Derby also is known as The Run for the Roses in regard to the blanket of roses draped over the winner and is often referred by sports fanatics as “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports”
the reason for the DQ? Maximum Security has been disqualified after the race steward noticed he illegally blocked competing for riders War of Will and Long Range Toddy putting them in an awkward position and the tracks right near the final moments of the race.
while Maximum Security was able to immediately shift his direction from his opponent’s routes and cross the finish line first a 20 minutes DRAMA led to overturn his winning and grant the title to 65 to1 rider Country House, remarkable.
the rider Maximum Security has been disqualified after the race steward noticed he illegally blocked competing for riders War of Will and Long Range Toddy endangering them on the tracks
full results of the Kentucky Derby 2019
1. Country House
2. Code of Honor
5. Game Winner
6. Master Fencer
7. War of Will
8. Plus Que Parfait
9. Win Win Win
10. Cutting Humor
11. By My Standards
16. Long Range Toddy
18. Gray Magician
DISQUALIFIED: Maximum Security