Kentucky Steward: Prat Foul Claim Came After Horses Pulled Up On Backside – Horse Racing News

Some things about last Saturday’s 145th running of the Kentucky Derby may never be crystal clear, including what caused Maximum Security to veer out on the final turn, causing interference to several horses and leading to the unprecedented disqualification of Gary and Mary West’s homebred colt from first to 17th place.

One area of confusion involves Flavien Prat, the native of France who rode Country House to a second-place finish, then was placed first upon the disqualification of Maximum Security.

When did Prat claim foul against Maximum Security and jockey Luis Saez, and was he prompted to do so by Country House’s trainer, Bill Mott?

On Sunday morning, Jay Privman, national correspondent for Daily Racing Form, reported…