I'll Have Another restores our faith

Updated: May 19, 2012, 9:04 PM ET
By Jeff MacGregor | ESPN.com

The history of sports is the history of difficulty, and we value those things highest we think hardest. Which is why we're suckers, every one of us, for a run at the Triple Crown.

I'll Have Another wasn't supposed to win Saturday.

For the past two weeks at this site and thousands like it, and in bars and on buses and on talk shows, the experts and railbirds and touts and oddsmakers told us it would not and could not happen, that this wasn't the horse and this wasn't his ...

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