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Maximum Security to race for first time since Kentucky Derby

145th Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - MAY 04: Maximum Security #7, ridden by jockey Luis Saez crosses the finish line during 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 04, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. Maximum Security was later disqualified from the race and Country House #20, ridden by jockey Flavien Prat, was named the winner. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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OCEANPORT, N.J. -- Maximum Security will race this weekend for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby.

The Jason Servis-trained colt was among six 3-year-olds entered Thursday for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

The 1 1/16-mile race in New Jersey will be the first in more than two months for Maximum Security. The colt galloped 1 1/8 miles here Wednesday.

In the Derby on May 2, Maximum Security got to the finish line 1}-lengths ahead of Country House. The victory was overturned 22 minutes later when the stewards disqualified the 9-2 second choice because of interference with eventual Preakness winner War of Will and other horses.

It marked the first time in the 145-year history of the Derby that the first-place finisher was disqualified for interference.