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I'll Have Another Twitter account tweets disappointment

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Twitter account purportedly managed by 2012 Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another is tweeting disappointment after the horse was scratched from Saturday's Belmont Stakes race.

The move puts a death nail in the horse's chances to win the Triple Crown.

The account, which can be accessed HERE, paints a picture of a horse saddened by disappointment, but thankful to still have his health.

Shortly after 12 p.m., a tweet broke the bombshell.

"I am out of the Belmont," @Ill_HaveAnother tweeted. "Thank you to all that have supported me through the Triple Crown."

A short time later: "I will write more after Dad and Mr. Reddam speak to the press. I am sorry to disappoint so many fans and to miss the chance to make history."

Shortly after 1 p.m., the account tweeted: "I am retired, but safe and that is the important thing. I want to wish the other contenders a healthy trip."

The latest message came a few minutes later:

"The goal was always the Kentucky Derby. Everything after has been the cherry on the sundae. Guess we are at the end of the bowl."

The Twitter account currently has over 8,500 followers.

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