I'll Have Another's Status in Doubt

Zach TirpakContributor IJune 8, 2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 07:  Exercise rider Jonny Garcia takes Triple Crown hopefull I'll Have Another over the track in preparation for the 144th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2012 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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HRTV's Scott Hazleton reported there are rumors of a tendon injury to I'll Have Another that have put his Belmont status in doubt.  Doug O'Neill was reported as confirming the news on this morning's Dan Patrick Show on ESPN.  

A 1 PM Eastern press conference has been scheduled with owner J. Paul Reddam and Trainer Doug O'Neill to discuss the issue.

I'll Have Another was attempting to become the 12th Triple Crown Winner in history with his run on Saturday at the Belmont Stakes.  He was a reported 4-5 favorite.