I'll Have Another hurt, out of Belmont Stakes

Trainer Doug O'Neill pets I'll Have Another during

Trainer Doug O'Neill pets I'll Have Another during a press conference outside of Barn 2. (June 8, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

For the past 33 years, something bad always happened to Triple Crown contenders in the Belmont Stakes, but this was a first. Never had one of them been retired the day before the race.

Horse racing's most elusive trophy will not be on the line Saturday at Belmont Park.

I'll Have Another's trainer, Doug O'Neill, announced shortly after 1 p.m. Friday that "developing tendinitis" in the...

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