Kentucky Derby Winner Mine That Bird Entered on Turf This Weekend

With no logical dirt race to choose from, trainer D. Wayne Lukas has decided on the $175,000 Firecracker Handicap, a one-mile turf contest July 4 at Churchill Downs, as the starting point for Mine That Bird—or at least he is seriously thinking about it.

The 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner, Mine That Bird would make his first career start on turf in his 4-

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