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  • Detroit's Cabrera chasing Triple Crown

    Miguel Cabrera's drive sailed high into the Detroit night _ so high, in fact, that left fielder Alex Gordon had time to drift over to the fence and wait a couple seconds before reaching over and robbing the slugger of a home run.


  • Trainer Doug O'Neill said the decision to scratch I'll Have Another from the Belmont Stakes was unanimous in the wake of the colt's tendinitis in his left front leg. (Associated Press)

    Triple Crown history put on hold (again)

    Trainer Graham Motion has been there before, making the impossibly tough choice not to run a horse dealing with an injury. It was "devastating" for him to hear of I'll Have Another being scratched from the Belmont Stakes with a tendon injury that robbed fans of a Triple Crown bid.


  • Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another is lead around his stable just after arriving at Belmont Park in New York, Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    I'll Have Another set on unusual training path for Belmont

    Trainer Doug O'Neill is taking an unconventional path to a Triple Crown bid by using a series of strong gallops rather than formal workouts to prepare I'll Have Another for the Belmont Stakes on June 9.


  • Preakness Stakes: Shackleford, right, with Jesus Castanon aboard, crosses the finish line to win the 36th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 21, 2011, in Baltimore. Animal Kingdom, with John Velazquez aboard, took second place. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

    Shackleford wins Preakness Stakes

    In on a sloppy track Thursday morning, Shackleford looked like the best horse in the world. If he could just run the Preakness then, co-owner Mike Lauffer said, he would have won.


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