All eyes on I'll Have Another

Updated: June 4, 2012, 1:35 PM ET
By Paul Moran | Special to ESPN.com

"What do you think of Drosselmeyer?" a colleague asked two years ago several hours before the Belmont Stakes.

There was nothing of historic importance hanging in the balance that day. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness had not produced a horse in position to sweep the Triple Crown and even the winners were absent. There was no electricity in the air, no anticipation of a six-figure crowd; no noise. That Belmont, the 142nd and Test of the Champion in name only, was no more than the 11th of ...

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