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UELMONT, NY - JUNE 08: Trainer Doug O'Neil looks on as I'll Have Another grazes after a press conference outside of barn two on June 8, 2012 in Elmont, New York. It was announced earlier in the day that I'll Have Another has been scratched from the 2012 Belmont Stakes, ending his bid for a Triple Crown. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

No. 1 ELEVEN HAVE DONE IT: Starting in 1919 with Sir Barton, 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Last year's Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another was scratched the day before the Belmont with a tendon injury and retired.
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