Racing needs another Funny Cide

With thoroughbred industry under siege, it could use a Seabiscuit-sized fairy tale

Updated: June 7, 2012, 11:38 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

As the thoroughbred industry remains under siege, reeling from reports of horses used and abused and treated to the kind of milkshakes you can't order in a Baskin Robbins, the Belmont Stakes does not offer much in the way of a feel-good antidote.

I'll Have Another might become the 12th Triple Crown winner, and the first since Affirmed in 1978, but the colt is trained by Doug O'Neill, a man forever fending off allegations and suspicions and one staring at a 45-day suspension. ...

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