Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dullahan Breezes at Churchill Downs

Dullahan Breezes at Churchill Downs http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/70067/dullahan-breezes-at-churchill-downs
Donegal Racing’s Dullahan, the Kentucky Derby third-place finisher who will be seeking to block I’ll Have Another’s Triple Crown bid, breezed a mile at Churchill Downs the morning of May 26.
With Tammy Fox aboard for trainer Dale Romans, the son of Even the Score   was [...]

Article: I’ll Have Another trainer to be suspended after Belmont

I’ll Have Another trainer to be suspended after Belmont http://www.suntimes.com/sports/horseracing/12771825-419/ill-have-another-trainer-to-be-suspended-after-belmont.html
Despite vigorously denying he gave one of his horses an illegal performance-enhancing mixture, trainer Doug O’Neill was suspended 45 days — a ban that won’t take effect until after his superstar colt, I’ll Have Another, tries to win the Triple Crown.
After [...]

Article: No Nasal Strip, No Problem, O’Neill Says

No Nasal Strip, No Problem, O’Neill Says http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/70062/no-nasal-strip-no-problem-oneill-says
An equipment change for I’ll Have Another will be noted in the program for the 144th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 9. The son of Flower Alley   will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner without the aid of a nasal strip, which he [...]

Absent rival no worry for I’ll Have Another

Absent rival no worry for I’ll Have Another http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Absent+rival+worry+Have+Another/6659694/story.html
NEW YORK - I’ll Have Another will not have to chase down Bodemeister to complete a Triple Crown sweep since his main rival in winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness is skipping the final US horse race classic.
But that gives little comfort [...]

Horse Racing: I’ll Have Another takes aim at history

Just in case the Mayans are right, it would be nice to see another Triple Crown winner before, well, you know…
Horse Racing: I’ll Have Another takes aim at history http://isportsweb.com/2012/05/23/horse-racing-2012-preakness-aftermath-looking-ahead-belmont-stakes/
These next two and a half weeks are a very exciting time in the sport of Horse Racing. With I’ll Have Another winning [...]

Article: New York Seizes Control of Horse Racing Tracks - Page 1

A drastic step in New York  
New York Seizes Control of Horse Racing Tracks - Page 1 http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/york-seizes-control-horse-racing-tracks/t/story?id=16404770
With the Belmont Stakes — and a potential Triple Crown victory for I’ll Have Another – just weeks away, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that the state will seize control of the scandal-plagued organization that operates [...]

Article: Velazquez will ride Union Rags for Belmont

Velazquez will ride Union Rags for Belmont http://espn.go.com/horse-racing/triplecrown2012/story/_/id/7961842/john-velazquez-union-rags-belmont
Trainer Michael Matz confirmed May 22 that Union Rags will be ridden by jockey John Velazquez in the June 9 Belmont Stakes. In the colt’s previous three starts, he was piloted by Julien Leparoux, who guided him to victory in the Feb. 26 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes [...]

Article: I’ll Have Another ‘A Very Happy Horse’ | BloodHorse.com

I’ll Have Another ‘A Very Happy Horse’ | BloodHorse.com http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/69962/ill-have-another-a-very-happy-horse
An assistant to trainer Doug O’Neill said Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another was a happy horse the morning of May 21 and could go to the Belmont Park main track later in the week.
“He looks fantastic this morning,” said assistant [...]

Cauthen Compares Affirmed, I’ll Have Another | BloodHorse.com

Cauthen Compares Affirmed, I’ll Have Another | BloodHorse.com http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/69956/cauthen-compares-affirmed-ill-have-another
Steve Cauthen sees comparisons between Affirmed, the colt he rode to the 1978 Triple Crown as a fresh-faced 18-year-old youngster, and I’ll Have Another, poised to become the first 3-year-old to do it since.
Cauthen, known at the time as “The Kid,” can [...]

I’ll Have Another wins Preakness Stakes - latimes.com

I’ll Have Another wins Preakness Stakes - latimes.com http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-dwyre-preakness-20120520,0,3090549.column
BALTIMORE — The amazing story moved up to incredible. I’ll Have Another ran true to his name.
On a Saturday that brought blue skies, perfect temperatures and a record crowd of 121,309 here at venerable Pimlico racetrack, the horse who has never been [...]