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Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security is disqualified

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A stunning finish to the world’s most famous horse race.

The horse that crossed the finish line first at the Kentucky Derby Saturday was disqualified after the race was contested.

Race stewards determined that Maximum Security strayed from his lane before being clear of another horse, almost causing a collision.

His jockey said the noise from the crowd unnerved the horse

The disqualification gave country house, a 65-1 longshot the victory.
 

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