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Big Brown at Philly Park?

Monday, August 18, 2008, 8:43 AM
Rumors that Big Brown would ship to the Labor Day running of the Pennsylvania Derby never had the ring of truth and the Kentucky Derby and Preakness victor won't be there. But what about the Sept. 13 running of the PTHA President's Cup? The connections of Big Brown have indicated they want a turf... Read more

Watch Out for the Mule

Friday, August 15, 2008, 3:27 PM
Following Big Brown's easily anticipated but hard-earned Haskell victory, trainer Rick Dutrow suggested that Curlin, the assumed other fastest horse in the world, wasn't in the same class as his horse. Jess Jackson, prinicipal owner of Curlin, who along with Big Brown share's a Preakness victory if... Read more
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Craig Donnelly has been handicapping and writing about horse racing at the Inquirer since 1971. He has been the odds linemaker and television host at both Atlantic City Race Course and the Meadowlands. Reach Craig at

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