Category Archives: Triple Crown

UPDATE: No, We Won’t Have Another

As you may have already read, I’ll Have Another was unable to run in the Belmont, ending his shot at the Triple Crown. Looks like the racing world will have to continue to grit their teeth for an upcoming Triple Crown champion.

I’ll Have Another bows out of competition. Image courtesy of Sports Illustrated.

On a less professional note, it should be noted that this author is incredibly disappointed.

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Will We Have Another?

Since 1978, the racing world has not seen a Triple Crown winner. The last great horse to achieve this feat, Affirmed, was also a chestnut youngster. Like I’ll Have Another, he was a force to be reckoned with and an early favorite to win.

I’ll Have Another. Image courtesy of The Guardian

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‘I’ll Have Another’ Upset Please

In yesterday’s Kentucky Derby, racing fans watched as the favorites to win, Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister and Michael Matz’s Union Rags struggled to make an impression on the field. Leading the pack in the last big push for the win, Ill Have Another, an extremely long shot nosed ahead for a stellar finish. Ill Have Another is the first horse to win from post 19 at the Kentucky Derby,often referred to as the ominous  ‘long long shot’ spot racing.

Image courtesy of the LA Times.

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