Sport: Mr. Big

Among railbirds, the favorite for the Kentucky Derby is always called the Big Horse—Mr. Big or Miss Big, as the case may be. Last week Colonel Edward Riley Bradley's Bimelech was tagged Mr. Big and loomed so large that he made Shetlands of a dozen other three-year-olds who will go to the post for the 66th running of the $75,000 Derby at Churchill Downs this week.

All winter, racing fans have been buzzing about Bimelech. Those who saw him race last year could not forget the effortless ease with which he floated in front...

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