Derby DQ: West Calls New Video ‘Indisputable Evidence’ Stewards Made Wrong Call

by | 05.11.2019 | 1:18pm
The 360 GT is visible in this isolated shot of Maximum Security at the wire of the 2019 Kentucky Derby

Attorney Ann Oldfather, representing jockey Luis Saez, told USA Today that she provided a new video to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for a Friday meeting regarding the Kentucky Derby. The video, she said, shows that Saez is not at fault for the incident which resulted in Maximum Security's disqualification.

“There is new and indisputable video evidence that Maximum Security was wrongfully disqualified in the 145th Kentucky Derby,” reads the latest statement from the colt's owner/breeder Gary West. “The link below makes it clear that the rider of War of Will hit Maximum Security multiple times and caused the bumping of Long Range Toddy and Country House.”

“Following the meeting, stewards typically deliberate,” said Churchill Downs spokesman Darren Rogers. “If any suspension or fine is assessed, it's typically announced on the KHRC website within a 24-hour period.”

Read more at USA Today.

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