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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Contrary to popular perception, this will not be the first Kentucky Derby ride for jockey Kevin Krigger. Maybe his fifth or sixth. Of course, when he got his first saddle as a teenager in the Virgin Islands, he didn't have the...
Apparently, trainer Doug O'Neill has taken the name of his most famous horse literally. Saturday, he decided, I'll Have Another. So, here we go again. If race fans have that feeling of "Groundhog Day," nobody could blame them. The O'Neill Show, a...
It was a year ago that trainer Doug O'Neill's fortunes began to turn, by a nose, at the Santa Anita Derby. He hopes to duplicate that magic this weekend. His horse, I'll Have Another, edged the favorite, Creative Cause, to win the Santa Anita Derby in...
The Baltimore SunDoug O’Neill is back in Baltimore, this year to spoil a Triple Crown instead of take the next step toward winning one. A year after bringing I’ll Have Another to Baltimore just two days after winning the Kentucky Derby, then frantically...
Bob Clancy's selections for the Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville: Post time: 6:24 p.m.; TV: NBC; Distance: 1 1/4 miles; Purse: $2,199,800 VERRAZANO (4-1) has done nothing wrong in four career starts. The unbeaten son of More...
The Baltimore SunLast year's chase for the Triple Crown ended when trainer Doug O'Neill stepped to a microphone stand in a patch of fenced-in grass next to a barn near the Belmont Park track. Brushing back tears, he announced that a tendon injury would prevent I'll Have...
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The Lexington Herald-LeaderBraulio Baeza was born in Panama and lives in New York, but his story is inextricably tied to Kentucky and Lexington. He won the Kentucky Derby 50 years ago aboard Chateaugay, a horse from Lexington's Darby Dan Farm. He was among the first Latino...
Not a lot has changed in the jockey goggle business since 1947, when Israel Kroop first stitched trim around a molded sheet of plastic, added two brass vents from a mattress, and attached a strip of elastic. Kroop's design — a made-in-Maryland...
Elmont, NY – Paynter stayed where he was, a few feet off the rail, charging toward the finish. Everyone whose heart had been broken by Union Rags before must have had the same thought: he's not going to squeeze through. But then, delivering upon...
But we start by putting our Bud Light Spotlight on a story plot I’m a sucker for: an underdog jockey and an underdog horse. I might not be the biggest horse racing fan. But I’m rooting like crazy for “I’ll Have Another” to...
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...
The Baltimore SunHere’s a look at what some media outlets are saying about I’ll Have Another and his shot at the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. * Dick Jerardi of the Philadelphia Daily News says the speed numbers of Union Rags, who expected to...
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