I’ll Have Another set for Triple Crown

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By Nicholas Godfrey
Racing Post

Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on 5.5.2012.” src=”http://images.racingpost.com/2012/May/34097.jpg” alt=”I’ll Have Another wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on 5.5.2012.” height=”220″ />

Pimlico: Preakness Stakes (Grade 1) 1m1½f, dirt, 3yo

I’LL HAVE ANOTHER (Doug O’Neill/Mario Gutierrez) is on course to be the first Triple Crown winner for 24 years after overwhelming Bodemeister in the Preakness Stakes.

Bodemeister set a more comfortable pace than he did in the Kentucky Derby but I’ll Have Another was able to catch him at the wire to score by about a neck.

Third place was taken by Creative Cause, who tired after trying to follow Bodemeister.

I’ll Have Another, sent off 3.2-1, stopped the clock at 1m55.94s.

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