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Miguel Cabrera (credit: David Maxwell/Getty Images), Dickey fans (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Palladino: Dickey, Cabrera And Triple Crown; A Rooting Interest In History

R.A. Dickey gave us something to feel good about Thursday. Maybe Miguel Cabrera will give us something else to rejoice next week. Go ahead. You know you want to root for the Triple Crown.

09/28/2012

I'll Have Another (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Ailing Well Before Belmont

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another was ailing well before he was retired from racing with a tendon injury the day ahead of his bid to win the Belmont Stakes.

07/11/2012

J. Paul Reddam, I'll Have Another (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Owner Admits Greed Had ‘Something To Do’ With Selling Colt Overseas

J. Paul Reddam says he sold his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to a farm in Japan for $10 million, a price that far exceeded any amount he was offered in the United States.

07/10/2012

144th Belmont Stakes

Liguori: What A Weekend!

Let’s give some love to LeBron James, Union Rags, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, the Seawolves and to a Chinese woman named Shanshan Feng.

06/12/2012

Trainer Doug O'Neill walks with I'll Have Another during a press conference outside of barn two on June 8 Elmont, New York. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘I’ll Have Another’ Scratched From Belmont Stakes, Forced To Retire

The elusive Triple Crown will have to wait at least one more year as I’ll Have Another will not race in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/08/2012

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Monzo: 2012 Belmont Stakes Preview And Picks

There have been 11 horses since 1978 to take the first two jewels of the Triple Crown, only to falter at the Belmont Stakes. I’ll Have Another has a chance to make history — or become No. 12.

06/08/2012

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I’ll Have Another Trainer ‘Very Happy’ With Belmont Prep, Declines Subway Series Honor

Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another turned in another strong gallop as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

06/08/2012

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Could Triple Crown Winner Revive Fading Sport?

Questions remain over whether winning the Triple Crown can reinvigorate a sport that has experienced precipitous drops in fan interest, gambling dollars and prestige in the American sports landscape.

06/07/2012

Triple Crown hopefull I'll Have Another

Countdown To Triple Crown: Triple Try Alibis

There have been 30 horses who came into the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown. Eleven succeeded in taking the Triple Crown, and 19 came up short in the final leg.

06/07/2012

I'll Have Another owner J. Paul Reddam (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Owner Lists ‘A Dozen Reasons’ His Colt Could Lose

“My own experience has been that when we are overwhelming favorites, we always lose,” J. Paul Reddam said Wednesday.

06/07/2012

Union Rags rears his head while grazing after a morning work out in preparation for the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Michael Matz, Union Rags Looking For Clean Trip In Belmont

Union Rags, along with Derby third-place finisher Dullahan, are given the best chances of knocking off 4-5 morning-line favorite I’ll Have Another. Dullahan is 5-1, Union Rags 6-1 in the 12-horse field.

06/06/2012

I'll Have Another

I’ll Have Another Made 4-5 Favorite To Win Belmont

I’ll Have Another will begin his bid to win the Triple Crown by breaking from the No. 11 post in the Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2012

Atigun gallops during a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 6, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Union: Tentative Deal Averts Strike Before Belmont

Belmont racetrack workers have struck a tentative labor deal with the New York Racing Association to head off a possible strike on the eve of a Triple Crown bid, a union official said Wednesday.

06/06/2012

137th Preakness Stakes

My Adonis Brings Prospective Field To 12

I’ll Have Another will have one more rival in the Belmont Stakes. The owners of My Adonis said Tuesday that their colt would run in Saturday’s 1 1/2-mile race, bringing the prospective field to 12.

06/06/2012

138th Kentucky Derby

Jockey Gutierrez Hits The Heights In New York City

The 25-year-old jockey made his first trip to the Big Apple on Tuesday. Gutierrez and the colt will try to win the Triple Crown for the first time in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2012

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