I’ll Have Another
In case you missed it, here are the top five sports stories of the week.
Gary Stevens, a Hall of Fame Jockey, called into The Norris and Davis Show to talk about a possible Triple Crown in horse racing, and the recent troubles of fellow jockey Kent Desormeaux.
The 137th running of the Preakness stakes is in the books. A picture perfect day certainly helped draw record crowds.
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 “
I’ll Have Another poked his head out of his stall, started nibbling on his nameplate tacked to a wall and looked up at all the people watching his every move.
I’ll Have Another will face several familiar foes in his attempt to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown champion in 34 years.
I’ll Have Another had Bodemeister in his sights again, a shot at the Triple Crown hanging in the balance.
Doug O’Neill has three weeks to prepare I’ll Have Another for a final run at the Triple Crown, and the suddenly popular trainer likely will spend some of that time fielding questions about pending penalties tied to allegations of giving his horses improper drugs.
No one is loving the run up to Saturday’s Preakness more than Doug O’Neill.
The 11-horse field is the smallest at the Preakness , since just nine horses ran in 2007….Post-Time is 6-18pm EST from Pimlico ..
Six colts who ran in the Kentucky Derby will return for the Preakness including the top two finishers I’ll Have Another and Bodemeister.