"The Triple Crown," he said, his cheeks left ruddy by tears. "I don't mean to be bold or cocky or arrogant, because I've said this. … When I saw this colt, when I saw this baby when he was a day old, I told my wife, Carolyn, this horse is going to do something big. I don't know what it is, but we're going to stay in the game to make sure this colt gets to be the best that he can be. I've been a firm believer in that ever since, and he's not proven me wrong."