2012 Belmont Stakes: Dullahan Arrives At Belmont Park

Dullahan, expected to be one of the primary challengers for I'll Have Another in his bid for horse racing's first Triple Crown since 1978, arrived at Belmont Park early Monday morning to continue preparations for the Belmont Stakes.

"He'll jog in the morning, gallop a few days, and breeze on Saturday," said trainer Dale Romans. "He came out of the Derby in great shape. He's happy, fresh, [and the race] didn't seem to knock him out any. He has the extra time between races, and he's doing great."

Dullahan placed third in the Kentucky Derby behind I'll Have Another and Bodemeister, but did not run in the Preakness Stakes.

I'll Have Another worked Monday morning, jogging a half-mile and galloping a mile.

"If any of you guys got a chance to see him, I think he's maintained his energy level and his stride, and he looks fantastic," said trainer Doug O'Neill at his daily press briefing. "Today the track was, according to the crew, at its deepest and most tiring, so it was good to get him over that, and he recovered very quickly and drank a very little bit of water. So he's fit, and we have to stay lucky and stay injury-free and we'll be in great shape."

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