The owner of I'll Have Another says he sold his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to a farm in Japan for $10 million, a price that far exceeded any amount he was offered in the United States.
J. Paul Reddam made his comments in a blog appearing on the
bloodhorse.com website. He writes there were two offers from U.S.
breeding operations, one valued at just under $5 million, the other at
"Certainly greed has something to do with it," he wrote, adding that
the "one offer was four times higher in cash than the best offer here,"
and "I couldn't rationalize not selling him overseas."