Belmont Stakes 2012 Bloodlines: I’ll Have Another

Which horse has the best pedigree to handle twelve furlongs in the final leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park? My Belmont Stakes alphabetical list continues with I’ll Have Another.

I'll Have Another

Can I’ll Have Another sweep the Triple Crown? – photo by Eclipse Sportswire

I’ll Have Another’s sire Flower Alley (by Distorted Humor) raced 14 times from 2004-06. He was on the Triple Crown trail in 2005, finishing 1st in the G2 Lane’s End, 2nd in the G2 Arkansas Derby, and 9th in the G1 Kentucky Derby. He blossomed late in his 3yo season, winning the G1 Travers and landing the place in the G1 BC Classic. He earned more than $2.5 million in his career and in addition to I’ll Have Another he is the sire of grade one winner Lilacs And Lace. His currently stands at Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Kentucky.

Flower Alley’s sire Distorted Humor (by Forty Niner) banked more than $769k in his career, winning such races as the G3 Salvator Mile, G2 Commonwealth, and G3 Ack Ack. He currently stands at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky for a stud fee of $100k. He has sired numerous stakes winners including Kentucky Derby/Preakness winner Funny Cide, Belmont Stakes/BC Classic hero Drosselmeyer, 2-time G1 Whitney hero Commentator, and G1 Haskell winner Any Given Saturday.

Read the rest of this post at HorseRacingNation.com.

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