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Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown *UPDATE--Scratched*

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by trifectarich, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    We all know how tough it's been to complete the sweep. Since the last Triple Crown winner (Affirmed, 1978), 11 horses have gone to the Belmont Stakes with a shot at immortality and they've all come up short. Based on the sensational last quarter-mile of the Preakness, nothing Gutierrez and I'll Have Another do would surprise me, but they're not getting my money at less than even money. Good luck to one and all.

    1 Street Life, Jose Lezcano, 12-1
    2 Unstoppable U, Junior Alvarado, 30-1
    3 Union Rags, John Velazquez, 6-1
    4 Atigun, Julien Leparoux, 30-1
    5 Dullahan, Javier Castellano, 5-1
    6 Ravelo’s Boy, Alex Solis, 50-1
    7 Five Sixteen, Rosie Napravnik, 50-1
    8 Guyana Star Dweej, Kent Desormeaux, 50-1
    9 Paynter, Mike Smith, 8-1
    10 Optimizer, Corey Nakatani, 30-1
    11 I’ll Have Another, Mario Gutierrez, 4-5
    12 My Adonis, Ramon Dominguez, 20-1
     
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown


    I'll Have Another may be the best horse, but I think a more-rested Dullahan may pull this one out.
     
  3. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown


    Favorite's price will likely be meaningfully-depressed by souvenier hunters punching out tons of $2 win tickets. He paid 15-1 in the Derby and 3-1 in the Preakness. Now, he'll be about even money. I attend weddings, and try hard to duck racetrack funerals.
     
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown

    Bump . . . dammit.
     
  5. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown



    Not much interest in this, apparently.
     
  6. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown

    Doug O'Neill on the Dan Patrick Show: I'll Have Another is out. Tendinitis.

    Though O'Neill has joked around on the show before and it could be a gotcha. If it is a joke, he's selling it well.
     
  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown

    That sucks. Has the hockey game been rescheduled yet?
     
  8. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Re: Belmont Stakes: I'll Have Another goes for the Triple Crown

    I'll Have Another's people (not the horse) apparently have a press conference at 1 p.m. Eastern. The rumors were hot and heavy that the horse will be scratched from Belmont because of "a problem." And it looks like Doug O'Neill has confirmed it.

    I'm not sure whether "the problem" is really tendinitis or all the issues swirling around "Drug O'Neill."
     
  9. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    nothing from WWL.
     
  10. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Well, there goes the Triple Crown yet again.
     
  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Waiting to confirm it and take credit. And they will do everything they can to not give credit to Patrick.
     
  12. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    Well, that sucks.
     
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