(Trainer Chad Brown after Sierra Leone won the G1 Blue Grass Stakes / Coady Photography)

From the KY HBPA Media Team / Jennie Rees:

We caught up with trainer Chad Brown after Keeneland’s G1 Toyota Blue Grass winner Sierra Leone worked Saturday morning at the Lexington track (half-mile in 48.80 in company with White Palomino). In pursuit of his first victory in the Kentucky Derby, Chad also is running Tampa Bay Derby winner Domestic Product. According to the Keeneland clockers, Sierra Leone logged splits of :12.40, :24.20 and :36.80 before galloping out in 1:01.20 and 1:15.60 under exercise rider Kriss Bon. Click here for Keeneland’s video of the work.
B-roll of Sierra Leone, with exercise rider Kriss Bon aboard on the inside, working with stablemate White Palomino.
Eric Foster talks about having his first Kentucky Oaks winner in Turfway Park’s Bourbonette Oaks winner Everland, claimed out of a $30,000 maiden-claiming race, and Maxisuperfly, an $18,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase who could go in Churchill Downs’ Eight Belles or the Edgewood on turf. For the western Kentucky media, Eric Foster is from Utica, near Owensboro and is a regular fixture at Ellis Park. He comes into the Kentucky Oaks fresh off his first trainer’s title, taking the crown at Turfway Park.