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Kentucky Derby notebook: Maximum Security gallops unlikely path from claimer to contender

Kentucky Derby notebook: Maximum Security gallops unlikely path from claimer to contender

He’s the Kentucky Derby contender Bob Baffert claims to fear most, and you could have bought him for $16,000 the week before Christmas.

Maximum Security has galloped one of the most unlikely paths to this year’s Derby starting gate. But many handicappers now regard him as the most exciting bet in the field at 8-1 morning-line odds, especially given his ability to get out quickly on what promises to be a rain-soaked track.

Latest: Maximum Security has been disqualified from a win, a first in Kentucky Derby history. Country House wins....

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