Da’Tara Wins Belmont, Big Brown Pulls Up Lame?

Big Brown had a date with destiny, but the horse showed up a little bit late.

Rick Dutrow Jr. Big Brown

Big Brown, who had been receiving treatment for a cracked front hoof, ran third for most of the 1.5-mile race before fading away in the last turn as jockey Kent Desormeaux eased his ride through the stretch. Da’Tara, listed at 38-1, won the day and capped an event full of anticipation that was never realized.

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