May 19, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Mario Gutierrez aboard I'll Have Another pulls past Mike Smith aboard Bodemeister to win the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Mandatory Credit: Maxwell Kruger-US PRESSWIRE
I'll Have Another does just that, adding the second jewel of the Triple Crown to his impressive resume. The Derby winning colt sat just off the pace waiting for Jockey Mario Gutierrez to let him loose. Bob Baffert entry Bodemeister appeared to have the perfect trip going straight to the lead and then slowing the pace down the backstretch. I'll Have Another made his move at the quarter pole and charged past a tiring Creative Cause on his way to the neck of the big red horse. Bodemeister dug in but was no match as I'll Have Another hit the wire a neck in front.
We now have an official contender for the triple crown!
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