Big Brown Upset at Belmont

Da' Tara takes victory at 38-1 odds
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 7, 2008 6:26 PM CDT
Big Brown finished last today at the Belmont Stakes.    (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
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(Newser) – Big Brown is hobbling home after running last in today’s Belmont Stakes and losing his bid to win the Triple Crown, the AP reports. A strong favorite after rival Casino Drive was scratched, Big Brown ran with an injured hoof. "I had no horse," Big Brown's jockey said. Winner Da' Tara overcame 38-1 odds, marking the third time this decade a horse has won the first two races only to lose at Belmont.