It's ironic that the horse slated to captures the elusive triple crown has such a boring name. "Big Brown" is a lame name. That's why he might not win. Where are the cool names like "Iron Smile", "Smarty Jones", "Cynicism is easy"? Big Brown sounds generic. See it's different. Some Athletes can handle pressure and some can't. Big Brown is not an athlete nor either are his jockey and trainers. Meaning, that when all this extra media coverage, questions, and scrutiny mount up on the trainers, jockey, and staff. They lose focus and get distracted, leading to bad training, improper decisions. The Triple Crown hasn't been done in 3o years. It is said its a difficult for Still-maturing horses to win three races of varying distances and strategies. As 3-year-old, they get only one chance at it. The five-week time frame in which all 3 races are conducted opens the door to injury. The Belmont is said to be the most difficult of the 3 races. I believe "Big Brown" will be victorious. Not to mention the cocky comments by "Big Brown" trainer concerning the Japanese owned Colt called "Casino Drive".
He said, "He's got no chance of beating our horse." "I'll be in the winner's circle when they get to the quarter pole. That's how I feel. I don't see that this horse can beat him." Whats with the jockey always being some light weight under fed Mexican?
Winner: Casino Drive