Maximum Security

Maximum Security to race for 1st time since Kentucky Derby

Maximum Security is heading back to the races.

The colt, who two months ago crossed the finish line first in the Kentucky Derby only to be disqualified, was among six 3-year-olds entered Thursday for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

"The horse had a really good day today and I don't see a reason why we shouldn't run," trainer Jason Servis said of the 1 1/16-mile race.

Maximum Security drew the No. 2 post position and was made the overwhelming 1-2 favorite. Luis Saez is back in the saddle.

Trainer Todd Pletcher entered two colts who will flank Maximum Security.

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