The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

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June 8, 2012

'I'll Have Another' pulls up lame and out of Belmont Stakes

No Triple Crown winner again this yeAR

NEW YORK — I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.

According to Dennis O'Neill, brother of trainer Doug O'Neill, the horse galloped Friday morning and after a veterinary scan, the tendon seemed "kind of tender."

O'Neill told The Associated Press that, "the horse is sound and happy, but it's not worth it."

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