Alumnus Chad Brown takes two contenders to the Kentucky Derby

My Man Sam // Photo: Coady Photography
Shagaf // Photo: Coady Photography

Well-known in the horse racing world, trainer Chad Brown is an alumnus of SUNY Cobleskill. The Mechanicsville, NY native graduated from the college in 1999 and began training on his own in 2007. This Saturday at the 142nd Kentucky Derby, Brown’s skills as a trainer will be represented by two horses, My Man Sam and Shagaf. Brown was last seen with a starter at the Derby in 2013. Earlier this season, My Man Same ran second in the Blue Grass Stakes and Shagaf won the Gotham.

Interview video courtesy of Lexington Herald Leader

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