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I'll Have Another out of Belmont, retired

NEW YORK — I'll Have Another's bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended shockingly in the barn and not on the racetrack Friday when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont Stakes and retired with a swollen tendon.

"It's been an incredible ride, an incredible run," trainer Doug O'Neill said. "It's a bummer. It's not tragic, but it's a huge disappointment."

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Trainer Doug O'Neill brings out I'll Have Another, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, for a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Friday. I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown end...


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