06/07/2011 2:24PM

Gourmet Dinner transferred to Bruce Brown

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Gourmet Dinner, with Sebastian Madrid up, wins the Delta Jackpot.

Gourmet Dinner, one of the many 3-year-olds bumped from the Triple Crown trail by injury this spring, is on his way back to the racetrack.

Gourmet Dinner, who won three stakes at 2, including the Grade 3 Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs, was expected to arrive Thursday at Saratoga, where he will now be trained by Bruce Brown and prepared for a late summer/fall campaign. Brown is the son-in-law of Bill Terrill, the managing partner of Our Sugar Bear Stable, which owns Gourmet Dinner.

“It’s great. It’ll definitely be the most talented horse I’ve had so far,” said Brown, who began training on his own in 2008. “It’s always neat to have that kind of a horse and be pointing for the races we’ll be pointing for with him.”

Gourmet Dinner, previously trained by Steve Standridge, has not run since finishing second to Soldat in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 26.

He was sidelined by a shin injury, according to Terrill, and was eventually sent to Dr. Bill Baker’s Fairlawn Farm in central Kentucky.