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Big Brown Jogs With Pony Over Muddy Track

IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr.’s Big Brown had his presence announced on the track shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday with a loud clap of thunder.

Unfazed, Big Brown went about his morning activity, jogging one mile with Michelle Nevin up accompanied by a pony.

Recapturetheglory Running High Temperature

Ronald Lamarque and Louie Roussel III’s fifth-place Kentucky Derby finisher, Recapturetheglory, has had his Preakness plans put on hold by a fever.

'Sloppy' Track Keeps Kentucky Derby Winner Big Brown in Jogging Mode; Macho Again to Ohio Derby

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Kentucky Derby Winner Big Brown Jogs a Muddy Mile

“Everything’s good here,” trainer Rick Dutrow said Thursday morning after Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown, winner of the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) was back in Stall 12 at Barn 22 on the Churchill Downs backstretch.

With Michelle Nevin up, Big Brown went to the track before 7 o’clock and jogged a mile.

Kentucky Derby Winner Big Brown Jogs A Mile In Return To Track, Preakness Hope Tres Borrachos Works

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Big Brown Returns to Track Wednesday

Trainer Rick Dutrow, still fighting a heavy cough, was back at the track Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs supervising his 12-horse string in Louisville headlined by Big Brown winner of last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I).

“I’m doing all right; it’s just all that dirt that Big Brown kicked up in my lungs,” Dutrow said with a laugh.

Kentucky Derby 134 Update: April 11

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Pyro, the 5-1 second choice in Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, will go for his third straight victory of 2008 when he faces 11 rivals Saturday in the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (Grade I) at Keeneland.

Kentucky Oaks 134 Update: April 11

For the second time in five weeks, Ariege and Golden Doc A tangled in a prep for the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (Grade I).  The result in round two was the same as their first meeting as Ariege, owned by IEAH Stables and Pegasus Holding Group Stables, defeating Ron McCauley’s Golden Doc A by a length in Thursday’s Stonerside Beaumont Stakes (GII) at Keeneland.

Derby Contenders Work at Churchill

A trio of contenders for the 134th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) turned in strong workouts on Sunday at Churchill Downs in preparation for races that will serve as their final preps for the “Run for the Roses” on May 3.

Kentucky Oaks 134 Update: March 28

A pair of fillies that have spent time chasing the likes of 2-year-old filly champion Indian Blessing and Fair Grounds Oaks (Grade II) winner Proud Spell have the opportunity in Saturday’s $150,000 Bonnie Miss at Gulfstream Park to stamp themselves as major contenders for the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (GI).