The question that I keep being asked via email, text message and in person, is can I’ll Have Another win the 2012 Belmont Stakes and become Horse Racing’s 2012 Triple Crown winner? No horse has done it since Affirmed in 1978. In fact, the last 11 horses that have gone to Belmont Park having won the first two legs, have failed. This in turn makes us 0 for our last 11 attempts and 0 for the last 34 years.
My answer is the same every time. “Can he win it? Yes…he obviously has the ability to do so….the real question is will the Triple Crown Gods allow him too”?
Call me crazy readers, but the Triple Crown Gods exist and they are ruthless. I was skeptical at first but after doing my homework I realized they are for real.
Who they are, where they come from and how many of them there are is…well… beyond me; all I know is that they don’t just allow any old horse to win it. They have stopped some pretty darn good horses over the years. I mean, if they won’t allow the great Spectacular Bid ...