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Saturday, May 04, 2019
UPDATED:: Country House wins 2019 Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security gets disqualified
Country House has won the 145th Kentucky Derby on Saturday after Maximum Security became the first horse to be disqualified in the race.
Rain poured for nearly an hour before post time, forcing officials to downgrade the track condition to sloppy for the third year in a row. This year's race was tinged with drama days before the race, as the favorite Omaha Beach, was forced to pull out over breathing issues.