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  1. Maximum Security’s Owners Take Their Derby Fight to Court Sports, May 15

    The horse crossed the finish line first but was disqualified for impeding the progress of his competitors. A federal court will consider the matter.

  2. Trump’s Kentucky Derby Veto Opinion, May 6

    A reader wishes that the “stewards of our democracy” would take their responsibilities as seriously as the horse race’s stewards did.

  3. Maximum Security’s Appeal of Kentucky Derby Disqualification Is Denied Sports, May 6

    Just hours after the objection was filed, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission rejected it, saying that the disqualification was not subject to appeal.

  4. At Kentucky Derby, ‘Sometimes You Win and You Lose All in the Same Race’ Sports, May 5

    A year like no other in horse racing became even more unsettling for the sport when the Derby champion was disqualified. What happens next is anybody’s guess.

  5. Trump Says Kentucky Derby Ruling Was ‘Not a Good One’ U.S., May 5

    The president tweeted that to disqualify the first-place finisher and name a different winner could happen “only in these days of political correctness.”

  6. Upon Further Review: How Maximum Security Was Disqualified From the Kentucky Derby Sports, May 4

    Stewards, who usually stay in the background, moved to the forefront and made race history by going to the video.

  7. At the Kentucky Derby, Prayers for a Safe Race Sports, May 3

    The past months have been fraught for horse racing. Now, with the Kentucky Derby set for Saturday, fears of a breakdown have never been higher.

  8. What to Cook This Weekend Food, May 3

    Pair your mint juleps with a Hot Brown for the Derby, or celebrate Cinco de Mayo with enchiladas con carne and lime squares for dessert.

  9. Expert Picks: Who Will Win the Kentucky Derby? Sports, May 2

    Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert weigh in on the contenders for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  10. Expert Picks: Who Will Win the Kentucky Derby? Sports, May 2

    Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert weigh in on the contenders for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  11. Omaha Beach, Kentucky Derby Favorite, Is Scratched Sports, May 1

    The talented colt was scratched on Wednesday after developing a cough, which will require a procedure to correct.