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Trump blasts Kentucky Derby decision to disqualify Maximum Security
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Poster  N_Fiddledog
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Date  2019-05-05 09:23:16


  • N_Fiddledog: ... -security/

    "?President Trump on Sunday blamed "political correctness?" for ?a controversial decision ?at the Kentucky Derby that led to the disqualification of the apparent winner in favor of a 65-to-1 long shot.

    ?"The Derby decision was not a good one. It was a rough and tumble race on a wet and sloppy track, actually, a beautiful thing to watch?," Trump wrote on Twitter, misspelling the state's name. "Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur. The best horse did NOT win the Kentucky Derby - not even close!?...'"
  • xerxes: In other words:

  • Freakinoldguy: Trumps right, horse racing isn't a "non contact" sport. I watched the race again and what happened has been happening in thoroughbred racing since it first began so to claim that Maximum Security "impeded" another horses chance to win is taking the contact rule way to far.

    Now the question becomes who the famous or infamous person or persons were who had a ton of money bet on Country House because that's the only way you'd ever get the Derby committee to suddenly change the rules of the game.

    Here's a closeup of the alleged interference so I'd like someone to tell me who was impeding who. There's 4 horses all jockeying for position and if Maximum Security blocked the other horses, he did so because he was ahead. But you could also have ruled that the other 3 horses were blocking one another so, if this disqualification rule was applied fairly all 4 horses should be gone.

  • raydan: When asked if he did something wrong, the jockey answered "no, I don't think so".

    We all know that means, "yes, but I was hoping I wouldn't get caught".

    In unrelated news, Trump lost a small fortune this weekend. :D
  • CDN_PATRIOT: I'm waiting for comment from the horse....



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