'Country House' takes Kentucky Derby after first ever disqualification
Country House's stunning victory in the Kentucky Derby paid off big as a 65-1 long shot.
The chestnut colt with Flavien Prat aboard paid $132.40, $56.60 and $24.60. The $132.40 to win was the second-highest payout in Derby history.
Code of Honor returned $15.20 and $9.80 for second while Tacitus paid $5.60 for third.
Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the race by 1¾ lengths with a time of 2:03.93 over 1¼ miles. But both the margin and time were wiped out by his disqualification.
Country House's victory was only the second in seven career starts. His first win came by 3½ lengths at 1 1/16 mile on Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park.
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