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Big Brown big favorite to win Triple Crown

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Big Brown is a big favorite to became horse racing's first Triple Crown champion in 30 years.
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Big Brown adds Preakness to Kentucky win

Big Brown adds Preakness to Kentucky win

BALTIMORE, May 17 (UPI) -- Big Brown won the 133rd Preakness Stakes in Baltimore Saturday and is one victory away from becoming the first horse since 1978 to capture the Triple Crown.

Behindatthebar scratched from Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 16 (UPI) -- Behindatthebar, the early line No. 3 favorite, has been scratched from Saturday's Preakness Stakes due to injury.

Big Brown made huge favorite for Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 14 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown was made an overwhelming 1-2 favorite Wednesday for Saturday's running of the Preakness Stakes.

Big Brown running off Preakness starters

BALTIMORE, May 6 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown appears to be running off other previously probable Preakness Stakes starters.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Favored Big Brown wins Kentucky Derby

Favored Big Brown wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 (UPI) -- Big Brown, making just his fourth career start, won the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Report: Derby favorite trainer confident

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 2 (UPI) -- Richard Dutrow Jr. said he expects his colt Big Brown to win Saturday's 134th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
Big Brown favored in Kentucky Derby

Big Brown favored in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 30 (UPI) -- Florida Derby winner Big Brown was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite Wednesday for Saturday's 134th running of the Kentucky Derby.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Big Brown takes Florida Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., April 6 (UPI) -- Unbeaten Big Brown polished his resume as a Kentucky Derby contender Saturday, taking the $1 million Florida Derby by five lengths at Gulfstream Park.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

NASA finds big brown cloud over South Asia

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- NASA scientists said Wednesday their Aura satellite is producing clear but disturbing images of a huge brown cloud over South Asia and the Indian Ocean.

Cataract threatens Benji's eyesight

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Benji, the loveable dog whose big brown eyes have melted the hearts of moviegoers for three decades, has a cataract and could lose partial eyesight.

Chocolate dip has new meaning at spa

BAD EISENKAPPEL, Austria, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A health spa in southwest Austria has begun offering clients baths in warm, brown tubs of sticky chocolate, The Sun reported Wednesday.

Cloned endangered species euthanized

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, April 8 (UPI) -- One of the two offspring cloned from an endangered species last week developed health problems and had to be euthanized, scientists reported Tuesday.

Amazing Animals ... from UPI

An orangutan makes eyes at a TV soap opera star, how cat owners preen their pets for shows, and other amazing tales from the animal world.
ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science News

Animal Tales: Dracula and bats

As creatures of the night, bats fit well with the motifs of Gothic fiction, not to mention the ghosts and goblins of Halloween.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Joe Bob's Drive-In: Unseen Evil

The great thing about a horror movie called "Unseen Evil" is that you can save a fortune on special effects. An invisible Indian spirit that came from outer space is rampaging through the woods.
JOE BOB BRIGGS, Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, Texas

Cooking: Apples for cooking that's play

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The common apple is a rare ingredient. It produces dishes that give the impression you've toiled long and hard at the stove when you haven't at all.
JULIA WATSON

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The Rolling Stones returned to the stage to play "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" in a surprise Toronto club show as the band revved up for the upcoming tour that kicks off in Boston Sept. 2.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The Heineken Music Initiative, dedicated to supporting music education in urban communities across the country, is set to release the second volume of its "Red Star Sounds" series Oct. 1.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Oasis singer Noel Gallagher told the New York Post he sometimes thinks he's Elvis Presley. "In everybody's life, especially if you're in a band, there comes a point where you actually believe you're Elvis," Gallagher told Mary Huhn.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Special Assignment: Cooper Union

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Less than a mile from Ground Zero, at Astor Place in the East Village, there stands a big brown Gothic building that looks kind of gloomy and foreboding. It's t
JOHN BLOOM
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