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The co-owner of Maximum Security says his equine will not run in a Preakness following disqualification; research from predicament government consultant Eric Dezenhall.
Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit opposite a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over a outcome of a Kentucky Derby, that left a equine disqualified.
Gary and Mary West filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Frankfort, Ky., seeking to have a preference to invalidate Maximum Security overturned and have a strange preference reinstated, ESPN reported.
MAXIMUM SECURITY JOCKEY SUSPENDED FOR 15 DAYS FOR KENTUCKY DERBY INTERFERENCE
Maximum Security primarily finished initial in a race, though stewards overturned a outcome after it was dynamic a equine illegally drifted into War of Will’s trail and influenced other horses. Luis Saez, a horse’s jockey, was dangling for 15 days for unwell to control a horse.
The owners called a suspension routine “bizarre and unconstitutional” and pronounced a miss of an appeals routine disregarded their right to due process, ESPN reported, citing a lawsuit.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stated that a stewards’ preference was not theme to interest and denied a ask to stay a suspension statute tentative appeal.
Maximum Security seemed to reason off Country House during a murky final widen of the Derby. However, stewards dynamic that Maximum Security detained a trail of several horses between a distant and final turns of a race.
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Country House was announced a winner.
Neither Maximum Security nor Country House will be competing in this weekend’s Preakness Stakes.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.