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Whatever Happened To Mine That Bird?

When people think of Roswell, N.M., they often associate the city with a famous UFO legend and alleged cover-up. In 1947 there was a crash nearby of what some people believe was an extraterrestrial spacecraft with alien occupants.

But racing fans should be interested in Roswell for another reason. It is the home of 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird.

The bay gelding is back in the news again because his half brother, Dullahan, is scheduled to run in the 2012 edition of the Run for the Roses May 5.

“Just like anybody who is retired he doesn’t do much of anything,” said Dr. Leonard Blach, speaking of Mine That Bird in a May 1 telephone interview.


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