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Belmont Stakes 2012 Post Positions: I'll Have Another Gets 11th Post Position

Much like in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, I'll Have Another will have to race from a tough spot at Saturday's Belmont Stakes in order to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years. At the post draw on Wednesday, I'll Have Another drew the 11th post position for Saturday's race.

The one horse that poses the biggest challenge to I'll Have Another's chances, Dullahan, drew the fifth post position. Street Life drew the first post position and will get the rail right out of the gate.

Here is the rest of the Belmont Stakes' post positions.

1. Street Life
2. Unstoppable U
3. Union Rags
4. Atigun
5. Dullahan
6. Ravelo's Boy
7. Five Sixteen
8. Guyana Star Dweej
9. Paynter
10. Optimizer
11. I'll Have Another
12. My Adonis

The race is scheduled to begin at 6:40 p.m. on Saturday.

For more on the Preakness Stakes and the race for the Triple Crown, stay with this StoryStream and check out SB Nation's horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come. There, you'll also find a A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.

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