There’s a reason horse racing hasn’t celebrated a Triple Crown Winner in 34 years. Well, there are many reasons: Horses just aren’t bred to go that insane distance at the Belmont (1 ½ miles), many of your competitors are fresher, too much pressure, moving too soon, moving too late…. and a hundred other obstacles that seem to stand in the way of history. But I’ll tell you, after watching that electrifying stretch run in the Preakness, how can you not root for I’ll Have Another?
Maybe he’s the one. Maybe it’s time. Because despite having all the odds stacked against him, somebody’s gonna win it.