Big hurdle for Big Brown in Florida Derby: Post 12

Updated: March 28, 2008, 3:44 PM ET
By Mike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- The undefeated and untested Big Brown drew the outside post in a field of 12 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday's $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. No horse has ever won a race going 1 1/8 miles at Gulfstream from post 11 or 12 since the racetrack was reconfigured and lengthened to 1 1/8 miles in 2005.

Despite drawing the outside post, Big Brown was established as the 3-1 morning-line favorite by track linemaker Chuck Streva for the Grade 1 Florida ...

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