Thoroughbred racing

Jason Servis, trainer of Maximum Security, who was disqualified from first place in the Kentucky Derby, stands outside his barn at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, , N.J., Thursday morning May 9, 2019 with a dozen roses sent to him by an anonymous fan from North Carolina who wrote "Great race, it seems as though someone forgot to give you roses". (Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Jason Servis has slowly come to terms with Maximum Security's disqualification after winning the Kentucky Derby but he still has questions about what he said was "a bad call." The Derby was the biggest race in the life of the 62-year-old trainer, who runs his 75-horse stable out of Monmouth Park on...
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FILE - In this May 4, 1968, file photo, Dancer's Image, right, jockey Bob Ussery up, crosses the finish line to win the 94th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Forward pass, center, was second, and Francie's Hat, left, was third. Sent off as the 7-2 second choice, Dancer's Image rallied from last to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Forward Pass. The result was declared official, but Dancer’s Image was later disqualified after traces of phenylbutazone, known as bute, were found in Dancer's Image's post-race urinalysis. Dancer's Image was placed 14th and last; Forward Pass was declared the winner. (AP Photo/File)
May 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Dancer's Image crossed the finish line first in the 1968 Kentucky Derby, only to become the first horse ever disqualified days later as the result of a positive drug test. It was the start of a four-year legal odyssey by owner Peter Fuller, who spent $250,000 — the equivalent of $1.52 million in...
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