I’ll Have Another
Doug O’Neil the trainer for former Preakness winner I’ll Have Another joins Bob & Steve to talk about the Preakness this Satruday.
The on-call veterinarian for the Triple Crown races said Friday that Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another did not receive any illegal or unwarranted medication during his attempt to sweep the three-race series.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another was ailing well before he was retired from racing with a tendon injury the day ahead of his bid to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown champion in 34 years.
I wonder if they would have been so quick to retire the horse if he was a gelding?
The vet called it a freak injury– tendonitis in I’ll Have Another’s left front leg, but it was serious enough to pull the colt out of the starting gate for Saturday’s big race.
All along, trainer Dale Romans said he had the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes. Now he does.
The connections of I’ll Have Another announced that they will scratch their Triple Crown candidate from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. It was discovered after his gallop on Friday that the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes was developing tendonitis in his front leg. The colt’s owner, Paul Reddam, announced in a press conference on Friday afternoon that I’ll Have Another will be retired.
As we hit the second weekend of June, the weather is nice and the yard work is plenitful. However, if you can manage to find some free time, there is plenty of sports entertainment for your viewing pleasure.
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens – who had a chance to win a Triple Crown – joined The Norris & Davis Show to talk about The Belmont Stakes.
I’ll Have Another attempts to become history’s 12th Triple Crown winner.
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.
Horse racing’s Laffit Pincay took some time to join The Norris & Davis Show to talk about this weekend’s Belmont Stakes.