The Kentucky Derby Disqualification of 1968

by Brad Yost on May 4, 2011

It’s an anomaly from the Kentucky Derby history books:  the one instance in nearly 140 years where the winning horse was subsequently disqualified.  The horse was Dancer’s Image, and today – over 40 years later – questions still linger about the odd circumstances. Veteran turfwriter and equine law expert Milton Toby writes about this race in his new book, Dancer’s Image: The Forgotten Story of the 1968 Kentucky Derby, and he spoke with Todd Mundt today on Here and Now.

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