Mario Gutierrez aboard I'll Have Another (left) pulls past Mike Smith aboard Bodemeister to win the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. May 19, 2012)
The 2012 Preakness was billed as a rematch between derby winner I'll Have Another and runner-up Bodemeister.
It was exactly that. I'll Have Another caught Bodemeister at the wire today to win the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico and the first two races of the Triple Crown. He will go to the Belmont looking to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.
Comment ......Now its getting interesting...The Triple Crown is at stake...
Saturday, May 19, 2012
"Kentucky Derby winner, "I'll Have Another" wins Preakness"
Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another wins Preakness - chicagotribune.com