The colt's connections plan to ship him to New York on Sunday morning to avoid weekday traffic. O'Neill has said all along that he thought I'll Have Another -- purchased for just $35,000 on the recommendation of his brother Dennis -- could win a Triple Crown. He said it in Kentucky, where his horse was a 15-1 long shot. He said it here. He'll likely say it again in the coming days.
"It's about this horse," O'Neill said early in the week. "I get to talk, so people pay attention to me. But we're just caring for what -- I've been telling people this -- is a really special horse. This is the sort of horse who can do it."