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Big Brown Wins Derby; Runner-Up Euthanized
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Big Brown Wins Derby; Runner-Up Euthanized

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Big Brown Wins Derby; Runner-Up Euthanized

Big Brown Wins Derby; Runner-Up Euthanized
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Big Brown wins the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. It is his fourth straight win. But the cheers of the crowd are cut short when the filly Eight Belles, who finished second, stumbles just past the finish line. She broke both ankles and had to be euthanized on the track.

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