Belmont, Orb need each other

The Belmont Stakes could be more than redemption for Derby winner Orb

Updated: May 28, 2013, 4:18 PM ET
By Paul Moran | Special to ESPN.com

Amazing what a difference 9 ½-furlong crawl makes in the grand scheme of the Triple Crown.

A standing ovation becomes an uncomfortable silence.

The Grand Canyon becomes a pothole.

Fundamentalists take over Las Vegas.

Niagara Falls becomes a babbling brook.

Anticipation of the first successful Triple Crown bid in 35 years would have made the Belmont Stakes the toughest ticket in the Big Apple and New York Racing Association officials ...

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