July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Union Rags dusts Paynter in final strides of Belmont Stakes [Horse Racing]
Union Rags returns to his former glory with thrilling victory in final leg of Triple Crown.
In a thrilling stretch duel, Union Rags won Saturday’s $1,000,000 Grade 1 Belmont Stakes over Bob Baffert’s Paynter. A crowd of 85,811 were in attendance at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York to witness the race which should have seen a Triple Crown attempt by Kentucky Derby and Preakness...
June 8, 2012 - 2:34pm
I'll Have Another's spectacular run ends one day before the Belmont Stakes
A swollen tendon has forced I'll Have Another to retire from horse racing for good at a time when the industry desperately needed his now halted Triple Crown run.
I'll Have Another's trainer Doug O'Neill and owner J. Paul Reddam announced in a press conference in Belmont Park today that the horse will not only be scratched from the Belmont Stakes, but will retire from horse racing completely."You can see he's in good shape," Reddam...
June 8, 2012 - 12:10pm
Triple Crown hopeful will be scratched from the Belmont Stakes due to a burgeoning tendon injury and may even be headed for retirement.
Trainer Doug O'Neill confirmed this morning on the Dan Patrick Show that I'll Have Another, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and Triple Crown hopeful, has been scratched from the 1-1/2-mile Belmont Stakes.The colt is suffering the beginnings of a tendon injury and will not...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Triple Crown no longer on the line but the Belmont still looks to be a great rac
Will I’ll Have Another be the next Triple Crown winner?
Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect I'll Have Another's scratch.The Triple Crown series will culminate Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York when Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I’ll Have Another attempts to become the first horse in 34 years...
May 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Doug O'Neill
How the O'Neill team orchestrated I'll Have Another's winning ride
It played out as a perfectly-timed ride.Jockey Mario Gutierrez followed the blueprint formed in his mind from intense research and preparation, and the result was a thrilling win by a neck over the gutsy Bodemeister in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.Much was made about I’ll Have Another...