With the future of the race very much in doubt and light rain falling from above, New Westminister, B.C. jockey Justin Stein ran the race of his life to capture the 153rd, and possibly last, Queen’s Plate.
The horse that was set to become the first to win racing's Triple Crown in 34 years has been scratched from the final leg of the three races. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another was scratched on Friday by trainer Doug O'Neill.
Dreams really do come true when your name is Mario Gutierrez. Aboard Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another, Gutierrez masterfully rode to a heart-stopping win today in the 2012 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Mexican jockey who shocked the horse-racing world with a win in the 2012 Kentucky Derby made a return to his adopted racecourse, Hastings Park in Vancouver, on Sunday. Mario Gutierrez said thanks to all of those who helped him along the way.