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Routine day for Big Brown: 'There's nothing physically that's shown up'

Updated: June 9, 2008, 10:40 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The morning after the Belmont Stakes, Big Brown stopped to pose for photographers as if he had won the Triple Crown. Everyone except the horse knew otherwise.

Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. was a no-show, leaving questions and few answers about what happened to Big Brown in Saturday's 1½-mile Belmont. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was eased up by jockey Kent Desormeaux in the stretch, ending up last, beaten by eight other horses.

The bay colt faced the cameras alone ...

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