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Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another scratched from Belmont Stakes

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It's been 34 years since horse racing's had a Triple Crown winner, and it's not going to happen this year.

I'll Have Another's bid ended with the shocking news Friday that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.

Dennis O'Neill, brother of trainer Doug O'Neill, said the horse galloped Friday morning and after a veterinary scan, the tendon seemed "kind of tender."

O'Neill said, "The horse is sound and happy, but it's not worth it."