I'll Have Another joins list of failed Triple Crown bids

  • I'll Have Another walks in the barn with groom Benjamin Perez after a morning workout at Belmont Park, June 8, 2012 in Elmont, N.Y. I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended Friday morning with the shocking news that the chestnut colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen left front tendon. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
    I'll Have Another walks in the barn with groom Benjamin Perez after a morning workout at Belmont Park

    (CBS/AP) I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended abruptly Friday with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen tendon. Instead of vying for horseracing's ultimate prize, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes will retire from racing.

    I'll Have Another becomes the 12th horse since Affirmed to win the first two legs but not the Belmont. It was the first time since Bold Venture in 1936 that the Derby and Preakness winner didn't run in the Belmont. Burgoo King skipped the race in 1932.

    The last Triple Crown hopeful, Big Brown, pulled up in the homestretch of the 2008 Belmont Stakes with an apparent injury and did not finish.

    Here's a look at the other 11 horses who have tried - and failed - to capture the third leg of the Triple Crown since Affirmed did it 34 years ago.

  • CBS News Staff

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