National ratings for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 19 dropped compared to year-ago numbers, according to figures released by NBC Sports Group. Approximately 8.1 viewers saw I'll Have Another win the second leg of the Triple Crown from Pimlico Race Course near Baltimore, down from 8.8 million viewers last year, a drop of 7%.
NBC figures to score big with its June 9 coverage of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) when I’ll Have Another will seek to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in Thoroughbred history