Triple Crown

Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown

The rare feat has not happened since Affirmed in 1978.
<p> Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown</p>
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Editor's Note: I'll Have Another has been scratched from the Belmont.

I’ll Have Another thrilled horse racing fans with similar come-from-behind wins in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, and the Doug O’Neill-trained horse has the oppotunity to win the elusive Triple Crown on Saturday. In the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, Nathan Rush chronicled the difficulty in achieving horse racing immortality.

Bob Baffert's Journey to Kentucky Derby 138

<p> Kentucky Derby 138<strong>: </strong>The Road to the Triple Crown</p>

Bob Baffert is the most recognizable man in horse racing. With his signature silver hair, sunglasses and smile, the 59-year-old is the face of the sport of kings.

The Hall of Fame trainer has won the Kentucky Derby three times (1997, 1998, 2002), the Preakness Stakes five times (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2010) and the Belmont Stakes once (2001) to lock up the career Triple Crown.