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The world was primed to see I'll Have Another turn the corner at Belmont Park on Saturday evening with the Triple Crown on the line. But as the other horses in the Belmont Stakes make that run, the colt who captured the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes will not be with them.
Sullen faces and depressed looks weren't hard to find around Belmont Park on Friday. News of I'll Have Another's injury, the end of a historic run at the Triple Crown and his retirement had even those not associated with him upset.
"I honestly felt like I was going to cry for a few minutes," he said.
"At least the horse is going to be all right," said Billy Turner, who trained 1977 Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew. "It's not a total tragedy, but when you have the Triple Crown on the line and you've got your last work in your horse and he's eating up and all that kind of stuff and you can't show up, that's really, really tough."