On D-Day, a colt named Dunkirk put up the fight of his life down the
sandy stretch at Belmont Park. After leading nearly all of 11/2 miles
in the June 6 Belmont Stakes, the rangy Todd Pletcher trainee -- a $3.7
million auction purchase -- was passed by a late-closing Summer Bird.
But his gritty battle at the end proved right the faith his connections
had in him all along...