Saturday, May 3, 2008

I'm Convinced

Big Brown didn't come anywhere near Secretariat's record, but he drew away with such ease in the stretch. The pace, the distance, the post position, the hustle and bustle of Derby day all left him completely unfazed.

Click here for the result chart. The fractions weren't brutal, but I'll be curious to see what Big Brown's quarters were - I'm pretty sure he was accelerating in the stretch.