I’ll Have Another

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tendon Injury Shatters Triple Crown Dream For SoCal Colt I’ll Have Another

A series of minor setbacks for the Southern California horse and his handlers culminated with the biggest shocker of all: I’ll Have Another’s sudden retirement on the eve of the Belmont Stakes with an injury to his left front tendon.

06/09/2012

I'll Have Another ridden by Mario Gutierrez (L) beats Bodemeister ridden by Mike E. Smith at the finish line to win the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Triple Crown

The unexpected Kentucky Derby winner goes for the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

06/06/2012

I'll Have Another ridden by Mario Gutierrez (L) beats Bodemeister ridden by Mike E. Smith at the finish line to win the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

SoCal Colt, I’ll Have Another Wins Preakness; Triple Crown In Sight

I’ll Have Another overtook Bodemeister to win the Preakness in the final strides Saturday and keep alive his hopes of winning the Triple Crown. I’ll Have Another is the first horse since Big Brown in 2008 to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown.

05/19/2012

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

SoCal Colt ‘I’ll Have Another’ Wins Kentucky Derby

I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, winding up in the winner’s circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.

05/05/2012

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