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Todd Pletcher

Preakness field begins to take shape as Kentucky Derby trainers process controversial finish

Preakness field begins to take shape as Kentucky Derby trainers process controversial finish

As Country House went through the time-honored ritual of posing for photographers on Sunday morning, he had no idea he was the second longest shot ever to win the Kentucky Derby or that he’d been handed the coveted race by an unprecedented disqualification.

The humans on the backside at Churchill Downs, however, could hardly avoid debating three stewards’ decision to overturn Maximum Security’s victory in the 145th Derby.

Nowhere was that ambivalence more apparent than at the Derby-winning barn, usually a fatigued but jubilant...

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