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VIDEO: Triple Crown 2012, I'll Have Another Scratched From Belmont Stakes

The news of I'll Have Another's withdrawing from the 2012 Belmont Stakes Friday morning sent shockwaves throughout the sports world. For yet another year, horse racing's Triple Crown will not happen due to the horse suffering a tendon injury.

In this video report below, Matt Gardner of SB Nation's horse racing blog, And Down The Stretch They Come, answers questions about just how severe of an injury this is for I'll Have Another and the horse's future in racing, and what this injury does to affect the rest of the field at Belmont come Saturday, as a new favorite will now emerge.

For more on the Belmont Stakes and the race for the Triple Crown, stay with thisStoryStream and check out SB Nation's horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come. There, you'll also find a A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.

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