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  • Derby winner I'll Have Another headed to Pimlico on Monday

    Originally, trainer Doug O’Neill had planned to keep Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another at posh Churchill Downs. But during a long night of celebrating – O’Neill, predictably enough, copped to uttering the name of his horse...
  • Preakness winner I'll Have Another begins final push for Triple Crown

    Preakness winner I'll Have Another begins final push for Triple Crown
    The last man to take a horse to Belmont with a chance to snag the elusive final gem in the Triple Crown has some advice for Doug O'Neill. Stay true to the horse. "I think trainers going around asking other people what they should do, looking for how...
  • Desormeaux won't ride Tiger Walk at Preakness

    Desormeaux won't ride Tiger Walk at Preakness
    Kent Desormeaux, who was taken off his mounts Friday at Belmont after failing a Breathalyzer test, will not ride Sagamore Farm’s Tiger Walk in the Preakness. Sagamore manager Tom Mullikin said Ramon Dominguez will get the ride. "We just can't have...
  • I'll Have Another scheduled to arrive at Pimlico on Monday afternoon

    I'll Have Another scheduled to arrive at Pimlico on Monday afternoon
    As preparations begin on Old Hilltop for the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes, the star of the field already has a confirmed arrival date. Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another will show up Monday, much earlier than originally expected...
  • Preakness notes: I'll Have Another gives Pimlico bettors plenty of reasons to celebrate

    Preakness notes: I'll Have Another gives Pimlico bettors plenty of reasons to celebrate
    They might not have rivaled the revelry in the winner's circle after Saturday's Preakness, but the lines in front of the tellers' windows at Pimlico Race Course were abuzz with fans shouting in excitement about their winning tickets. Rick Digrigoli, of...
  • Meet Doug O'Neill, the man who could play the part of horse racing's fan-favorite or villain

    Meet Doug O'Neill, the man who could play the part of horse racing's fan-favorite or villain
    They wake up, and then they sing. Team O'Neill — as Kentucky Derby winner Doug O'Neill and his group of assistants and grooms are called — rises early, like all horsemen. In Baltimore, where the crew is preparing I'll Have Another to run in...
  • Jockey 'dumbfounded' by Bodemeister's loss to I'll Have Another at Preakness

    Jockey 'dumbfounded' by Bodemeister's loss to I'll Have Another at Preakness
    Mike Smith appeared dazed in the moments after his horse, Bodemeister, was again beaten by Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another — this time by a neck in Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. The veteran jockey wore the frozen...
  • Kentucky Derby champ I'll Have Another gets warm welcome at Pimlico

    Kentucky Derby champ I'll Have Another gets warm welcome at Pimlico
    As Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another vanned out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport with a police escort Monday afternoon, he was greeted by local horse fans trying to make him feel instantly at home. "People were...
  • O'Neill's entourage will help I'll Have Another adjust to Pimlico ahead of Preakness

    O'Neill's entourage will help I'll Have Another adjust to Pimlico ahead of Preakness
    Why is Doug O’Neill, trainer of Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another, not accompanying his horse to Baltimore today to begin preparation for the May 19 Preakness? Does he not know of our reputation for crab cakes? Has he not heard that the...
  • I'll Have Another breaking the Tweeting horse curse?

    I'll Have Another breaking the Tweeting horse curse?
    In horse racing, like in baseball or in any sport, really, there are curses. And one -- a newer one -- is that Tweeting horses lose. Well, I'll Have Another, who just arrived in Maryland fresh off his Kentucky Derby win, is here to put the lie to that....
  • Finally, Hamilton Smith has his chance at the Kentucky Derby

    Finally, Hamilton Smith has his chance at the Kentucky Derby
    On a cool Saturday morning, Hamilton A. Smith — the programs call him that, but most every acquaintance calls him Ham or Hammy — is doing his best to do as he always has. He moves around his barn at Laurel Park, working his staff. His rapid-...
  • Union Rags looks to avoid Belmont traffic, spring upset

    Union Rags looks to avoid Belmont traffic, spring upset
    Before trainer Michael Matz can find out if Union Rags will get the clean trip he failed to get at the Kentucky Derby, the promising colt must hope for some luck with traffic. Union Rags, like all of the horses set to run in the 144th Belmont on...