- The Washington Times - Sunday, June 8, 2008

ELMONT, N.Y. - Big Brown’s date with destiny was derailed Saturday, as he failed to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to capture racing’s Triple Crown.

Da´ Tara won, followed by Denis of Cork.

All the obstacles in the colt´s spectacular bid for the first Triple Crown in 30 years had faded faster than the pack in his Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes victories.

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