The 2008 Belmont Stakes in New York

The 2008 Belmont Stakes in New York

Triple crown hopeful Big Brown and exercise rider Michelle Nevin cool down in the barn after practicing for the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park race track in Elmont, New York on June 5, 2008. If Big Brown wins the Belmont Stakes, it will be the first time a horse has won the Triple Crown since the horse Affirmed won in 1978. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)