Blog: Don't Crown Big Brown Just Yet
by Jason Shandler
Date Posted: 4/3/2008 12:37:51 PM
Last Updated: 4/4/2008 6:38:53 PM

Don't Crown Big Brown Just Yet
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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Like everybody else who watched the Florida Derby, my initial reaction to the dominating performance of Big Brown was, "Wow!"

Several factors made the five-length victory so impressive:

A) The fact that his time of 1:48.16 was less than a half-second off the track record, and was nearly a full second faster than Barbaro's winning time in 2006.

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