I don’t know about this: Maragh has the means, opportunity, and most of all motive. And it sure looks to me like he was the cause.
Belmont Stakes 2011: Isn’t He Perfect Isn’t the Only One to Blame | Bleacher Report
The blame of Animal Kingdom’s bad fortune seems to have fallen on one horse in the Belmont Stakes (G1), but is Isn’t He Perfect really the sole horse to blame?Animal Kingdom tripped and almost unseated his rider soon after the break of the race on Saturday and was instantly defeated. But most feel content to blame the bad luck on Isn’t He Perfect, a horse that didn’t belong in the race and wasn’t the only factor contributing to Animal Kingdom’s bad luck.