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Loose horse almost injures I'll Have Another

NEW YORK (AP) - The Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another almost ended Thursday when a loose horse came within inches of slamming into the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner during training at Belmont Park.

A collision was avoided, but not before the speeding horse grazed the boot of I'll Have Another's exercise rider Jonny Garcia.

"I've seen accidents like that happen, and they are ugly," trainer Doug O'Neill said.

Hours after the near miss at Belmont Park, the New York Racing Association announced there would be a 15-minute training window for Belmont runners only, beginning Friday morning. Trainers …

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