Tags ‘I’ll have another’

Beyer: Triple Crown is just what racing needs

DRF | 2 years ago
Andrew Beyer Andrew Beyer Barbara D. LivingstonI’ll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown at a time when racing’s business and popula... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012 workout reports: Dullahan stands out

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Tom KeyserDullahan impressed with his training ahead of Saturday's Belmont Stakes.ELMONT, N.Y. – A dozen horses will line up for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, but of that gro... Read More...

Tuley: I’ll Have Another’s odds to win Triple Crown settling in at 8-5

DRF | 2 years ago
Dave Tuley Dave Tuley What are the odds that I’ll Have Another completes his sweep of the Triple Crown series? If you ask most peopl... Read More...

I’ll Have Another one lap away from Triple Crown immortality

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman ELMONT, N.Y. – I’ll Have Another was born in Kentucky, received his early training in Florida, began his racing career in California, and has flown to Kentucky, Maryland, ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Van Berg returns to Belmont Park

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg says he can’t remember the last time he was at Belmont Park. Since it was Oct. 6, 1991 – when Fit to Scout finished fifth in the Grade... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: From bullring to Belmont, Gutierrez stays cool

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey Barbara D. LivingstonMario Gutierrez has shown a knack for adapting to new tracks throughout his career, from Hastings to Hollywood to Churchill to Pimlico.Mario Gutierrez, a stranger ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Security barn irks trainers

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Tom KeyserSecurity officials check trainer Doug O’Neill’s supplies Wednesday as I’ll Have Another settles in to the Belmont Stakes detention barn.ELMONT, N.Y. – The requir... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Dullahan tops cast of Triple Crown spoilers

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserDullahan is the 5-1 second choice on the morning line for the Belmont Stakes.ELMONT, N.Y. – On June 9, 2011, Dullahan made his first career start at Churchill Downs.... Read More...

Pinhookers saw profit, not future star in I’ll Have Another

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Barbara D. LivingstonThe point of buying I'll Have Another as a yearling, say his original owners, was always to resell him for a profit.LEXINGTON, Ky. – It took Victor ... Read More...

Union Rags Arrives at Belmont Park

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Union Rags arrived at Belmont Park shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday and was quickly settled into to the stakes barn. All the Belmont Stakes contenders were required to be in the special stakes barn by mid-day on Wednesday. Trainer Michael Matz said U... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: I’ll Have Another starts from post 11 in 12-horse field

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonI'll Have Another will start from post 11 as he seeks a Triple Crown sweep in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.ELMONT, N.Y. – I’ll Have Another drew post 11 ... Read More...

Post Positions Drawn for Belmont Stakes

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Post positions for Saturday’s 144th running of the Belmont Stakes were drawn on Wednesday at Belmont Park. I’ll Have Another, attempting to become the first Triple Crown winner since Florida-bred Affirmed in 1978, drew post position No. 11 ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Servis advises O’Neill to enjoy the ride

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonJohn Servis has not had a horse run in the Triple Crown series since Smarty Jones won the Derby and Preakness in 2004.BENSALEM, Pa. − John Servis has been... Read More...

Hovdey: For Reddam, a little karma couldn’t hurt in Belmont

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey Barbara D. LivingstonPaul Reddam’s support section Saturday will include Beverly Lewis, owner of Silver Charm and Charismatic.Paul Reddam, a racehorse owner of manageable superstitio... Read More...

Beyer: What Belmont history can teach Gutierrez

DRF | 2 years ago
Andrew Beyer Barbara D. LivingstonMario Gutierrez (right), with I’ll Have Another’s trainer, Doug O’Neill, has never ridden at Belmont.When jockey Mario Gutierrez came to Pimlico to ride I&... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: O’Neill ‘confident’ ahead of I’ll Have Another’s Triple Crown bid

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonTrainer Doug O’Neill looks out from a Belmont Park barn on Monday. O’Neill will try to end a 34-year Triple Crown drought on Saturday.ELMONT, N.Y. – For... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Guyana Star Dweej fails to impress in final workout

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonDullahan, with jockey Javier Castellano up, was very impressive working four furlongs in 45.82 seconds on Sunday at Belmont Park.ELMONT, N.Y. – Guyana Star ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Racing’s Triple Crown tough to compare with other sports

DRF | 2 years ago
Jacob Luft Barbara D. LivingstonUnlike athletes in other sports, I'll Have Another will have only one shot at horse racing's Triple Crown.The last time a horse won a Triple Crown, Tom Hammond had... Read More...

Beyer: Triple Crown drought result of change in breeding priorities

DRF | 2 years ago
Andrew Beyer Barbara D. LivingstonI'll Have Another (left) and Lava Man ontrack at Belmont Park on Monday, six days before the Belmont Stakes.As I’ll Have Another tries to become racing&rsq... Read More...

Belmont: Gutierrez to test out Belmont Stakes route in Brooklyn Handicap on Friday

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Mario Gutierrez was named to ride five horses on Friday at Belmont Park, the day before he will attempt to complete racing’s first Triple Crown in 34 years on I’ll Have ... Read More...

Hovdey: Triple Crown history laid to rest

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey ClubFrom left, assistant trainer Larry Barrera and his father, trainer Lazaro Barrera, lead Affirmed and jockey Steve Cauthen at the 1978 Preakness Stakes.In ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Chiropractor plays big role in keeping I’ll Have Another straight

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Horses and hockey. Those were the two loves of Larry Jones when he was a growing up in tiny Stettler in Alberta, Canada. Jones longed to win the Stanley Cup, but a back injury short&#... Read More...

Belmont Stakes notes: Close call for I’ll Have Another; Alpha out

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonView SlideshowExercise rider Jonny Garcia notices 3-year-old filly Isleta running loose on the main track where I'll Have Another was training Thursday morning,... Read More...

2012 Belmont Stakes: Alpha out, one fewer opponent for I’ll Have Another

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserAlpha hasn't been to the track since Sunday.ELMONT, N.Y. - Alpha, one of just four graded stakes winners among the dozen 3-year-olds being pointed to the June 9 Belmont St... Read More...

Hollywood Park: Gutierrez takes week off ahead of Belmont Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen Barbara D. LivingstonJockey Mario Gutierrez has taken a week off from riding ahead of the Belmont Stakes.Jockey Mario Gutierrez is taking this week off to spend time in Western Can... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Triple Crown club ready for a new member

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman The time has arrived, Patrice Wolfson said Wednesday, to pass the Triple Crown torch. Wolfson and her late husband, Lou, owned the last Triple Crown winner, Affirmed, who swept the Ke... Read More...

Hovdey: How would world react to a Triple Crown winner?

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey Of all the thorny questions dividing the nation -- Obama or Romney, Phillip or Jessica, one-piece or two – nothing seems to stir the emotions quite like the rampant s... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: O’Neill consults with Billy Turner, Seattle Slew’s trainer

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonTrainer Doug O’Neill brought I’ll Have Another to Belmont the day after the colt’s Preakness victory.ELMONT, N.Y. – Doug O’Neill wasn’t ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: I’ll Have Another’s exercise rider ready to rejoin star partner

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonJonny Garcia, the regular exercise rider for I'll Have Another, is expected to have his paperwork completed so he can resume riding the Triple Crown candidate i... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Cauthen likes Gutierrez’s approach to Triple Crown mania

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Adam Coglianese/NYRAFormer jockey Steve Cauthen, who was at Belmont Park last Saturday to sign autographs, says there's no need for him to talk to jockey Mario Gutierrez before the ... Read More...

Trainer Doug O’Neill: Profile, career highlights

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Staff Barbara D. LivingstonTrainer Doug O'Neill at I'll Have Another's stall at Pimlico. Doug O'Neill Born: May 24, 1968, Dearborn, Mich. • Won first Classic races in 2012 when... Read More...

Jockey Mario Gutierrez: Profile, career highlights

DRF | 2 years ago
DRF Staff Justin N. LaneJockey Mario Gutierrez after winning the Kentucky Derby aboard I'll Have Another. Mario Gutierrez Age: 25, born Sept. 19, 1986, in Veracruz, Mexico Family status: Single ... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Street Life, McPeek pair drill over main track

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserStreet Life is working toward a start in the Belmont Stakes on June 9.ELMONT, N.Y. – On a humid but dry and sun-filled morning, a trio of Belmont Stakes contenders p... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Stewards won’t permit I’ll Have Another to wear nasal strip in Belmont Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonThe nasal strip that I'll Have Another wore while winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness will not be allowed in the June 9 Belmont Stakes.I’ll Have Anothe... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: I’ll Have Another shows good energy in gallop

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Susie Raisher/NYRAI'll Have Another, with exercise rider Hector Ramos up, gallops one mile in the rain on Friday at Belmont Park.ELMONT, N.Y. – I’ll Have Another, the Ke... Read More...

Triple Crown bid is a race against history

DRF | 3 years ago
Andrew Beyer Bob CoglianeseView Slideshow1978 Affirmed beats Alydar by a nose in the Belmont to become the 11th, and last, Triple Crown winner.When I’ll Have Another attempts to win the Bel... Read More...

Countdown to the Crown: Week 21 – May 25, 2012

DRF | 3 years ago
Jeremy Plonk Countdown to the Crown returns for a seventh season online as one of the most comprehensive handicapper’s scouting reports of the 3-year-old scene. Posted each Friday at DRF.co... Read More...

O’Neill banned 45 days; penalty to begin July 1 at earliest

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Barbara D. LivingstonDoug O'Neill celebrates the Preakness victory of I'll Have AnotherINGLEWOOD, Calif. - Doug O'Neill, who trains Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I... Read More...

2012 Belmont Stakes field, odds

DRF | 3 years ago
Expected field for the 2012 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I&... Read More...

Q&A: Dennis O’Neill of Team I’ll Have Another

DRF | 3 years ago
Marcus Hersh Barbara D. LivingstonOlder brother of Doug O’Neill, who trains Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another. He works closely with the stable and selected I’ll Have... Read More...

Jerardi: The science behind Beyer Figures

DRF | 3 years ago
Dick JerardiThis is Beyer Speed Figures 101, the remedial course. After I wrote a column two weeks ago entitled “Kentucky Derby Beyer Figures Are On The Wane,” I noticed some of the comments. As I kept reading, one thing became very apparen... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Zito pulling for Triple Crown bid

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserNick Zito has Dialed In back in training after knee surgery.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Trainer Nick Zito has sent out the last two winners of the Belmont Stakes that w... Read More...

Hollywood Park: O’Neill off to slow start on home front

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen INGLEWOOD, Calif. – This spring, trainer Doug O’Neill has had as many winners in the Triple Crown as he has in the first four weeks of the Betfair Hollywood Park meetin... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: Matz hoping Union Rags has ‘clear chance to run’

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman It is with a mixture of frustration, hope, and envy that Michael Matz prepares Union Rags to take on I’ll Have Another in the 144th Belmont Stakes on June 9 at Belmont Park. Fru... Read More...

Belmont Stakes 2012: O’Neill case set to go before California Horse Racing Board

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonDoug O'Neill, the trainer I'll Have Another, will be the subject of a case before the California Horse Racing Board on Thursday.While I’ll Have Another has ... Read More...

Belmont 2012: I’ll Have Another’s earlier rest keeps him intact for Triple Crown run

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Tom KeyserI'll Have Another remains relatively fresh and fit after winning the first two legs of the Triple Crown.Soon after I’ll Have Another won the Robert Lewis Stakes in Feb... Read More...