06/08/2017 1:40PM

Without Connect, Met Mile becomes 12-horse scramble


ELMONT, N.Y. – Owner Paul Pompa Jr. lost the favorite for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park, but he still can win the race. The same thing goes for trainer Chad Brown. The only problem for these horsemen is that they can no longer win it together.