NEW YORK (AP) - Summer Bird has won the Belmont Stakes, rallying
past Mine That Bird to spoil jockey Calvin Borel's attempt at
winning all three legs of the Triple Crown.
Mine That Bird, with Borel aboard, came from last to take the
lead right before the final turn. But Summer Bird galloped to the
front and pulled away Saturday.
Borel won the Kentucky Derby aboard Mine That Bird, then made
the unprecedented jump to superstar filly Rachel Alexandra for the
Summer Bird beat Dunkirk by 2¾ lengths, with Mine That Bird