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West Family Makes Statement On Disqualification Of Maximum Security

Posted at 5:20 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 17:20:34-04
Luis Saez riding Maximum Security, second from right, goes around turn four with Flavien Prat riding Country House, left, Tyler Gaffalione riding War of Will and John Velazquez riding Code of Honor, right, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The owners of disqualified Derby winner Maximum Security have issued a statement following the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s refusal to budge on the decision.

The statement announces the West family’s decision to pursue legal options against the track.