Posts tagged "Triple Crown"

California Chrome Loses, Owner Tarnishes Run

California Chrome Loses, Owner Tarnishes Run
I wasn’t 100% sure when it happened, but it looked to me like California Chrome stumbled a bit coming out of the gate at the Belmont on Saturday.  I couldn’t tell if it was the shadows throwing me off, or he had a start reminiscent of War Emblem in the 2002 Belmont.  Ironically enough, Victor... Read more »

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
On Friday morning, I was sitting at Arlington Park scanning tickets for the early morning simulcast bettors.  I happened to check my phone and I saw that I had a text from a buddy of mine, and I found the horrifying news: “BREAKING NEWS: I’ll Have Another pulled from the Belmont.” My response: “F^&*!!!!!!!!!” I... Read more »

PODCAST: Stiff Arm, Joe Kristufek Previews The Belmont

PODCAST: Stiff Arm, Joe Kristufek Previews The Belmont
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
The Good I’ll Have Another won the Preakness on Saturday, putting him a mile and a half from the Triple Crown.  Mario Gutierrez timed his final surge perfectly, and I’ll Have Another got past Bodemeister in the final yards. The Bad Watching ESPN during the NBA Playoffs is infuriating.  I may be in the minority,... Read more »

Epic Preakness Sets Up Chance For History

Epic Preakness Sets Up Chance For History
Since 1978, 33 horses have had a chance to win horse racing’s Triple Crown.  Eleven of those have even completed the first two legs, only to fall short in the Belmont.  On June 9th, I’ll Have Another will go into the gate at Belmont Park with a chance to end the 33 year drought. In... Read more »

Preakness Deja Vu?

Preakness Deja Vu?
I’ll Have Another had a perfect Kentucky Derby Day as pretty much everything went his way.  Will he get the same luck on Saturday when he tries to take the second leg of the Triple Crown?  Let’s take a look. The Kentucky Derby certainly wasn’t hurting for a pace, as many of the 20 starters... Read more »
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