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Owner says Trinniberg will win Derby

Bisnath Parboo took in the crowd of reporters asking his son over and over if Trinniberg could handle the mile and a quarter run at the Kentucky Derby after never going longer than seven furlongs. When the group dispersed, the 72-year-old from Trinidad finally spoke up.

 

“The way he’s training now, I’m 100 percent certain he’s going to win,” Parboo said. “He’s doing everything right. We couldn’t ask for nothing more. Nothing more.”

 

The patriarch of the family is doing it his way with the Teuflesberg colt purchased entirely by chance for $21,000 at a Florida auction.

 

When Parboo’s family booked him in a fancy downtown hotel, he wouldn’t stay — picking a cheaper option near the track. And when he arrived in the United States in 1982, a clerical error in the paperwork caused his last name to be misspelled. He didn’t care, nor did he bother to work to get it changed.

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