As of May 19, the Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another could face six other rivals, including:
- Dullahan – third in the Kentucky Derby
- Union Rags – The Kentucky Derby favorite who finished a troubled seventh
- Mark Valeski – The powerful winner of the Peter Pan Stakes on May 12 at Belmont Park
- Alpha – Finished twelfth in the Kentucky Derby
- Rousing Sermon - 8th in the Kentucky Derby
- Street Life – Third in the Peter Pan
- Optimizer - 6th in the Preakness
- Paynter – Trained by Bob Baffert, he won an allowance race on the Preakness Day card at Pimlico
- Stealcase - Third in the Derby Trial at Churchill Downs
- Guyana Star Dweej - 2nd in a recent Belmont allowance race
- Five Sixteen - 4th in a recent Belmont allowance race
- Atigun - Winner of a recent Churchill Downs allowance race
More horses could be added to the lineup over the course of the next three weeks until the post position draw on Wednesday, June 6.
Stay tuned to Horse Racing Nation for up to the minute news.
The most recent contender list can be found on the 2012 Belmont Stakes page.