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Saratoga: Big Blue Kitten could be a tiger today

Saturday, August 17, 2013
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The horse was Dual Jewels, he was at a claiming level well below his ability and he coasted by 41⁄4 lengths as the 6-5 favorite at Churchill Downs on No. 27, 2007.
Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey were looking to get a young man from Mechanicville on the scoreboard with his first victory as a head trainer, so they entered Dual Jewels in such a severe drop-down that there were 18 claims for him.
In a way, Chad Brown paid them back for their generosity by training Big Blue Kitten to a Grade I victory in the United Nations at Monmouth Park on July 6.

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