I'll Have Another, purchased for $35,000 last year, proved to be worth infinitely more than that in staging a dramatic rally to overtake Bodemeister by 1½ lengths Saturday in the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The colt, named for owner J. Paul Reddam's typical response when his wife puts out cookies, will be toasted as the first 3-year-old to prevail after breaking from far outside from post 19 in a full field of 20.
I'll Have Another caught Bodemeister down the stretch and pulled away in the final furlong on Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby. Jockey Mario Gutierrez, riding in his first Derby, guided the 3-year-old colt ahead of Bob Baffert's B...
I'll Have Another won the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, overtaking Bodemeister in the final straight to claim the first jewel in US flat racing's Triple Crown.