There are only a few Triple Crown winners in the history of horse racing, this year I'LL HAVE ANOTHER will take his shot to become among the short list of just eleven Triple Crown winners. The first year a Triple Crown winner earned the title was in 1919, the H. Guy Bedwell trained colt SIR BARTON, the Kentucky bred made his debut as a maiden in the 1919 Kentucky Derby and went on to win all three horse racing events that comprise the Triple Crown.
After five other Triple Crown winners earned the title, GALLANT FOX (1930), OMAHA (1935), WAR ADMIRAL (1937), WHIRLAWAY (1941), COUNT FLEET (1943), ASSAULT (1946) and CITATION (1948) a long drought ensued until the most legendary of horses became the next horse in the list of Triple Crown winners. It wasn't until 1978 that SECRATERIAT earned the next Triple Crown win in a fashion that has never been repeated, making SECRETARIAT one of the greatest of all time. SEATTLE SLEW (1977) and AFFIRMED (1978) wrap up the list of Triple Crown winners and could give way to the twelfth winner on June 9, 2012.
Winning two fo the three Triple Crown races has been accomplished by many since 1978, but all have fallen short in the Belmont Stakes. This years Belmont Stakes will draw millions of viewers, all will be watching to see if I'LL HAVE ANOTHER has what it takes to earn the crown and make the list of Triple Crown winners.
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Do you think I'LL HAVE ANOTHER can win the triple Crown? Here are the video replays of both the 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, if you watch closely you will see flashes of the greatest horse of all time (SECRETERIAT) in the performance of I'LL HAVE ANOTHER.
5/5/2012 I'LL HAVE ANOTHER shocks the crowd with a huge come from behind win in the 2012 Kentucky Derby.
5/19/2012 I'LL HAVE ANOTHER wins the 2012 Preakness Stakes after coming from behind down the stretch for the second time.
Will I'LL HAVE ANOTHER do it for a third time and become the 12th Triple Crown winner?
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