On Saturday, I’ll Have Another will attempt to become the twelfth horse in racing history to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes.
Mike Battagalia of NBC Sports called into The Norris and Davis show to talk about I’ll Have Another’s chances in the Belmont Stakes, Kent Desormeaux’s recent troubles, and the talent of Mario Gutierrez.
Three weeks ago – most of the nation has never heard of Horse trainer Doug O’Neill, Three weeks from now he may be part of “racing history “
Since Affirmed last won horse racing’s Triple Crown in 1978, 11 3-year-olds have won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness– but fallen short in the Belmont Stakes. I’ll Have Another will try to snap that streak on June 9.
No one is loving the run up to Saturday’s Preakness more than Doug O’Neill.
The owners of third-place Kentucky Derby finisher Dullahan say the colt won’t be running in the Preakness Stakes on May 19.
The rubber match is on: Preakness winner Shackleford is ready to take on Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom in next Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
Jay Pivman of The Daily Racing Forum joined The Norris & Davis Show to give great insight and predictions on The Preakness.
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will be heading back to his home turf to await a likely run in the second leg of the Triple Crown.