Derby Contender Friesan Fire Recuperating from Surgery

Friesan Fire, the favorite in this year's Kentucky Derby, is recuperating nicely from surgeries to repair a hairline fracture and remove a bone chip, his co-owner said.

The 3-year-old colt is owned by Tom Simon's Vinery Stables in partnership with Rick Porter's Fox Hill Farms. He is convalescing at Vinery near Lexington.

Winner of the Louisiana Derby and Risen Star Stakes, Friesan

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