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Belmont Stakes 2012

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Len Berman | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Where do I begin? Even without I'll Have Another, the Belmont Stakes was terrific. Great finish. The "big three" of Miami played like a big three, so you have another whole series to root against LeBron James if that's your bent.

Union Rags Wins Belmont

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Union Rags picked up right where I'll Have Another left off, coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in...

LIVE: Belmont Stakes

Posted 06.10.2012 | Sports

There's no way around it. The 144th running of the Belmont Stakes will be viewed by many as a disappointment before it even starts. It could turn out ...

No Post Parade For I'll Have Another

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- I'll Have Another will not lead the post parade of horses before the Belmont Stakes, but there will be a retirement ceremony for the Kentu...

No Triple Crown Means No Super Buzz

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- No Triple try, not much buzz for the Belmont Stakes. With I'll Have Another retired with a tendon injury, and no Triple Crown on the line...

I'll Have Another Retired Before Triple Crown Try

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Things began unraveling for Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another a day after the colt's thrilling win in the Preakness three weeks ...

Trainer Bids For Birthday Win At Belmont

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Trainer Dominic Schettino will try to give himself a lucrative 46th birthday present on Saturday: a victory in the $1 million Belmon...

Jockey Grateful For Ride On I'll Have Another

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Mario Gutierrez will always be indebted to I'll Have Another for providing him the ride of a lifetime. Twice. ...

Could Loss Of I'll Have Another Mean MORE Betting On Belmont?

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — At the King Umberto Italian restaurant, just steps from Belmont Park, owner Bietro Fuschetto was optimistic his place would be jamme...

NBC Takes Big Hit With Belmont Scratch

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The retirement of I'll Have Another on the eve of the Belmont Stakes is a big hit for the New York Racing Association and NBC. ...

13 Things To Do Instead Of Watching The Belmont

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

What now? I'll Have Another has been scratched from the Belmont Stakes and will not be running for the Triple Crown. Does it get any more anti-cli...

Who Is The New Belmont Favorite?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

Most people were disappointed to learn I'll Have Another was scratched from the 2012 Belmont Stakes due to injury, but there are 11 groups in Elmont, ...

I'll Have Another Scratched

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — 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...

The Dark Side Of The Triple Crown

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The affable man with the horse that may become the first Triple Crown winner in more than a generation can't seem to outrun his unflatt...

Does I'll Have Another Have What It Takes?

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Triple Crown. Three races in a five-week span at varying distances on different tracks. So tough only 11 horses have won it, none i...

Could Triple Crown Winner Revive Fading Sport?

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- By Saturday night, the horse racing world will know if a chestnut colt named I'll Have Another has done what 11 other contenders have fail...

Triple Crown Try Alibis

Posted 06.07.2012 | Sports

I'll Have Another is going for another. The 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will try to make history on Saturday, trying to become only th...

I'll Have Another Narrowly Escapes Close Call

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another almost ended Thursday when a loose horse came within inches of slamming into the Kentucky Derby ...

Triple Crown Dreams Often Dashed At Belmont

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.20.2012 | Sports

-- Since Affirmed last won horse racing's Triple Crown in 1978, 11 3-year-olds have won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness - but fallen short ...