BALTIMORE - I'll Have Another will head to Belmont Park with a chance to become the first Triple-Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
The Doug O'Neill-trained horse has become the first since Big Brown in 2008 to win the first two jewels of the Triple Crown, capturing the Preakness in the same manner he won the Kentucky Derby. I'll Have Another again overtook favorite Bodemeister down the stretch and won by a neck. I'll Have Another covered the mile and 3/16th in 1:55.94 and paid $8.40 to win.
It's the first Preakness win for O'Neill and comes two weeks after his first Derby victory.
Eleven other horses have won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness since Affirmed. Of the 11, four have finished second and four wound up third.
The Belmont Stakes will be held in three weeks.
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