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This one's for Pompa

Updated: February 6, 2009, 7:08 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Paul Pompa Jr. sold a majority interest in Big Brown to IEAH Stables after the colt had raced just once, a classic example of a horse trader zigging when he should have zagged. Big Brown went on to win a Kentucky Derby and a Preakness and his value skyrocketed to well above the price Pompa got for the colt. His timing was less than perfect.

A year later, Pompa might have a last laugh, of sorts. He's the new owner of the sport's fastest 3-year-old, a gelding who might just have a shot at ...

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