facebook
twitter
search
search

I'll Have Another heads Preakness draw

May 16, 2012 at 9:16 PM
1 of 2
| License Photo

BALTIMORE, May 16 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another will go for a fourth straight win as part of the field drawn Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

The chestnut colt will try for the middle jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown Saturday at the 137th running of the $1 million, 1-3/16 mile Preakness.

Trained by Doug O'Neill, the colt is coming off consecutive wins at the Kentucky Derby, Santa Anita Derby and the Robert B.Lewis Stakes, all with Mario Gutierrez in the saddle.

I'll Have Another, the 5-2 second choice in the morning line, drew post nine in Saturday's race.

The 8-5 favorite is Derby runner-up Bodemeister, trained by racing Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who drew post seven with Mike Smith back as jockey.

The rest of the field includes, in order, Tiger Walk, 30-1, Kent Desormeaux; Teeth of the Dog, 15-1, Joe Bravo; Pretension, 30-1, Javier Santiago; Zetterholm, 20-1, Junior Alvarado; Went the Day Well, 6-1, John Velazquez; Creative Cause, 6-1, Joel Rosario; Daddy Nose Best, 12-1, Julien Leparoux; Optimizer, 30-1, Corey Nakatani and Cozzetti, 30-1, Jose Lezcano.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Johnny Manziel has chance to start for Cleveland Browns
Gilbert Arenas banned from fair basketball game after dominating
Houston Astros bump Taylor Swift for possible playoff run
NFL, NFLPA engaged in Tom Brady settlement talks
Boston ends 2024 Summer Olympics bid