Brown-Forman Corporation

Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
April 6, 2007 (April 5, 2007)
Brown-Forman Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware   002-26821   61-0143150
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky   40210
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (502) 585-1100
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
     On April 5, 2007, Brown-Forman Corporation (the “Corporation”) issued a press release announcing that $203.7 million, or $1.6533 per share, will be distributed on May 10, 2007 to the holders of Class A and Class B Common Stock as of the record date of April 5, 2007. On March 22, 2007, the Corporation had issued a press release announcing the distribution and estimating the amount. A copy of the April 5, 2007 press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
     (d)      Exhibits
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated April 5, 2007



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  Brown-Forman Corporation
April 6, 2007  /s/ Nelea A. Absher    
(Date)  Nelea A. Absher   
  Vice President and Assistant Corporate Secretary   



Exhibit Index
  Press Release, dated April, 5 2007, issued by Brown-Forman Corporation.