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Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez suspended 15 days

(CNN)Jockey Luis Saez was disqualified for a rules infraction while riding Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby.Now he has been suspended by racing stewards for 15 racing days, according to a document on the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission website.Saez was suspended "for failure to control his mount and make the proper effort to maintain a straight course thereby causing interference with several rivals that resulted in the disqualification of his mount," says the letter dated Sunday. The dates of his suspension are May 23-27, May 30-June 2, June 6-9 and June 13-14.CNN has reached out to an attorney for Saez.Maximum Security led the Kentucky Derby on May 4 from wire to wire and crossed the finish line 1 3/4 lengths ahead of Country Hous ...