Friday, June 8, 2012

I ll have another scratched

  • Sports fans were shocked today as Ill Have Another was scratched from the Belmont Stakes on the eve of his historic run for the triple crown. Owner J.
  • (ABC News)
  • ELMONT, N.Y. — Horse racing's hope for its first Triple Crown winner in 34 years were dashed Friday.
  • (Washington Post)
  • ELMONT, N.Y. — Thoroughbred racing's 34-year wait for a Triple Crown champion will continue, with the struggling industry's latest hope for a superstar suffering a fairly common yet career-ending injury Friday.
  • (Washington Post)
  • ELMONT, N.Y. -- The world came to see a coronation. They got a retirement instead.
  • (News-Press)
  • 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 today, when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont Stakes and retired with a swollen tendon.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • A shocked and deflated sports world received texts, tweets, and rumblings of I'll Have Another being scratched from tomorrows Belmont Stakes. Immediately a 1 O'clock a press conference was called by trainer Doug O'Neill, and owner J.
  • (Examiner)
  • Ill Have Another, the horse that won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes –– and had a shot at becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 –– has been scratched from the lineup in this Sundays Belmont Stakes because of an injury.
  • (Abington Mariner)
  • LAS VEGAS (USA TODAY) — With the stunning news Friday that Ill Have Another has been scratched from the Belmont Stakes because of injury, ending a run for the first Triple Crown in 34 years, wagering on the race will take a pretty good hit, too.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • ELMONT, N.Y. — I'll Have Another's slow walk from the Belmont Stakes security barn to his old home in barn No. 9 was surreal.
  • (Washington Times)
  • 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 because of a swollen left front tendon.
  • (The Post and Courier)

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