I'll Have Another WINS AGAIN! - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

I'll Have Another WINS AGAIN!

This is a discussion on I'll Have Another WINS AGAIN! within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Bodiemeister belmont
  • Bodiemeister horse belmont

Like Tree4Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-19-2012, 08:43 PM
  #11
Yearling
I agree!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-19-2012, 11:08 PM
  #12
Trained
I think that Bodeeister is going to fizzle in the Belmont and give I'll Have Another his best shot of the three races of those two horses. But, we'll have to see about the other entrants too.
     
    05-19-2012, 11:09 PM
  #13
Yearling
Wow Amazing!

I'm just glad to finally have hope once again for a TCW. Its been a long 4 years with out having a horse to win the first two legs!

But it could easily end up not working out like it did for Real Quiet, Funny Cide, Smarty Jones, etc. I never much liked Big Brown,,,it was very hyped up.

The horses today are just not run like they were at one time. Now a days horses are usually rested 5-10 weeks before their next race and trying to run 3 races with in a 5 week time span is hard for horses. Which on top of that the Belmont being a mile and a half....very tough task that will take a VERY SPECIAL horse to do it.

I'll Have Another looked very good in this race, I was more worried about this race then the belmont due to the shorter distance but he got the job done.

I'm 100% cheering for I'll Have Another to win the TC!!!! It will be the greatest sport story of the year. And the sport needs something like this! Has a very tough Challenge at Belmont though. Bob Buffet already said Bodiemeister will not be running in the belmont..awh rivarly is over for now. But Union Rags and dullahan is coming back.....That is going to be tough! I'll Have Another does have the running style for the Belmont and his pedigree screams distance just as good as the other horses.

Keeping my hopes up and fingers cross for I'll Have Another to win!! It will be great and he might just end up being that special horse! He showed he had heart and determination today.
     
    05-20-2012, 01:54 AM
  #14
Foal
I never really liked Big Brown either. I knew he wouldn't be able to handle the Belmont after the Derby and Preakness. I knew he had bad hooves to start with (something that bothered me about him) and he just didn't have it in him.

Afleet Alex won the Preakness and Belmont after a bad trip in the Derby, so the 3 races in 5 weeks can be done with today's horses. I'm liking I'll Have Another for the Belmont and the Triple Crown if he comes out of the Preakness well. He's raced and beaten Dullahan and Union Rags already. He just needs to be fit and ready for it. He can slow down without loosing momentum and turn on the speed when needed. Comes out of the gate well. And has a good pedigree for the distance.
     
    05-20-2012, 09:21 AM
  #15
Yearling
Also I just didn't really like the connections that were tied with Big Brown. It just didn't seem right.

Afleet Alex had the bad trip in the preakness, as I assume you are talking about the trip when he went down on his knees? Or how he was trapped behind horses in the derby? A jockey error in the derby cost it for him and when he did get untrapped by the wall of horses he just couldn't get up there in time. And also lets not forget about Point Given who just didn't show up on Derby day but won the Preakness and Belmont by big margins. I'm not saying horses can't do the 3 races in 5 weeks just they aren't run as many times as they were back in the day. Therefore it will take a special horse to do it and good racing luck.

I am a little worried about Mario Gutierrez being the young, inexperience jockey. The belmont oval is unique and no other one like it in the US. Jockeys tend to move at geological areas on the track just because they are used to it and will move to soon at times.
     
    05-20-2012, 09:32 AM
  #16
Yearling
Dang it anyway!! I forgot about the Preakness having been run yesterday!!

I am thrilled that I'll Have Another won it!! We have had a long, very long wait for a Triple Crown Winner.
     
    05-20-2012, 11:28 AM
  #17
Yearling
Read on the news today that I'll Have Another looks physically good this morning and is bright and healthy looking! Said he licked his feed pan dry this morning and is headed to belmont!
     
    05-20-2012, 11:34 AM
  #18
Yearling
Great! I hope he rests up well and all goes well.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-20-2012, 11:44 AM
  #19
Green Broke
I thought I'll Have Another ran pretty well. Pretty well considering the start and that he was camped outside all the way. The way he's run these first two legs makes me think he can do the distance of the Belmont. If he doesn't get locked in with traffic, I believe he can win it.

Anyone else notice him wanting to run to the right, though, as they approached the home stretch? I hope that's nothing.
     
    05-20-2012, 12:38 PM
  #20
Trained
The thing I like about "I'll Have Another" is he doesn't seem to give a crap about what type of surface he is running on. He seems to dig into whatever is offered. Assuming he stays healthy and they don't change up game too much on him, he just might do it. The mistake most make is trying to make their move too soon. This horse seems to get off on running them down late. I say wait until they can smell the finish line. I'll be there with the other 6 zillion idiots watching!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
That one girl who wins EVERYTHING ! KGolden Horse Shows 25 04-21-2012 07:23 PM
TWH wins Extreme Cowboy Race fire walker TWH Gaited Horses 6 08-14-2010 02:03 PM
Yay, Canada wins gold for showjumping!! Jubilee Rose Horse Talk 5 08-22-2008 12:30 PM
Moxie wins... farmpony84 Horse Riding Critique 12 08-05-2008 02:30 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0