I'll Have Another WINS Kentucky Derby 138!
Watch a replay of the race! The victorious I’ll Have Another won for the third time in as many races in 2012 as he passed the front-running Bodemeister in deep stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by 1 ½ lengths. The winner covered the 1 ¼-mile distance over a fast track in 2:01.83 and improved his career record to 4-1-0 in six races. The Derby’s first-place
prize of $1,459,600 increased I’ll Have Another’s career earnings to $2,093,600.
The victorious owner, trainer and jockey each won the Kentucky Derby for the first time. Owner J. Paul Reddam had previously started four horses in the Derby as a sole owner or in partnership. Trainer Doug O’Neill had previously started two horses in the race. Jockey Mario Gutierrez, a 25-year-old from Mexico, became the 42nd jockey to win the Kentucky Derby with his first mount.