Reaching the half-way mark
Like most sports, horse racing has plenty of its own pet phrases that get trotted out at fairly regular intervals. One of the most common things ever said about the sport is that it has the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.Cliché though it might be, horse racing worldwide proved that sentiment to be very much true in the month of June.
Instead of becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years, I'll Have Another became the first horse in 76 years to not contest the Belmont when the Triple Crown was on the line.
Because racing is a sport that is contested the world over, sometimes national pride can get in the way of appreciating another country's star athlete.
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