Big Brown Has A Nicer House And Way More Sex Than You

Yesterday, we published a story on racehorse Big Brown's near-completion of the 2008 Triple Crown, and some shady Wall Street characters who surrounded the horse's failed run. Last night, the Wall Street Journal took readers on a tour of some of Kentucky's greatest stud farms, where retired racehorses go to grow old… »6/08/13 11:20am6/08/13 11:20am


How Big Brown's People Nearly Pulled Off Horse Racing's Biggest Scam

As 95-degree temperatures baked a crowd of nearly 100,000 at the 2008 Belmont Stakes—the hottest June 7 on record—the only person who seemed unfazed was Richard Dutrow Jr., the trainer of Big Brown, an undefeated colt just 12 furlongs from the first Triple Crown in three decades. With history against him, Dutrow… »6/07/13 10:30am6/07/13 10:30am

Goodbye, Big Brown; You're In A Better Place Now ... Jersey

As we told you earlier, tragedy befell Aqueduct racetrack early this morning when Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown injured his right front hoof during a workout. He was immediately retired. And as you may have guessed, it didn't take long for horse fans to burst forth with their emotions, which, as usual,… »10/13/08 3:30pm10/13/08 3:30pm