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Mott says disqualification maintains integrity of horse racing
The morning after the Kentucky Derby is usually a celebration on the backside of Churchill Downs. Fans and media gather around the winner's barn -- which they did Sunday to see winner Country House and trainer Bill Mott. The feeling was very different. Country House did come out to see his admirers and was paraded around the barn. But the questions for Mott were still about the controversial call in the race that disqualified initial winner Maximum Security.