J. Paul Reddam says he sold his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to a farm in Japan for $10 million, a price that far exceeded any amount he was offered in the United States.
Belmont winner Union Rags, and perhaps another 3-year-old or two, such as trainer Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister and Paynter, will try to make a run at a division championship with a sizzling summer campaign.
It happened again Saturday, when Union Rags nipped the trainer’s front-running Paynter at the wire and won the Belmont Stakes.
After watching I’ll Have Another’s victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, Cauthen thinks the Triple Crown drought might finally come to an end in the Belmont Stakes.
I’ll Have Another came out of the Preakness in “super” shape, and trainer Doug O’Neill says it’s on to New York for a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes.
Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another wins the Preakness Stakes.
The 2012 Preakness Stakes is all but here, the 137th running of the second jewel of the prestigious Triple Crown.
If the trends hold, the winner of this year’s Preakness will be one of the six that ran in the Derby, and will go off at odds of less than 4-to-1. Here is a closer look at the 11 who will line up for the 2012 Preakness Stakes:
This year’s Derby is interesting because there are eight to 10 horses that can win without surprise, which makes this race a hard one to handicap. But, hey, Monzo is going to give it a shot anyway.