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“I’ll Have Another” won’t have another after all.

This year’s Triple Crown contender, by the name of “I’ll Have Another”, won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness with true grit, digging deep and pulling hard in both races to come from behind and edge past the leader right at the finish line.

What a wonderful example of the sheer determination and dedication conferred when Mars and Saturn join forces in a birth chart! (see below for the horse’s natal chart)

But this week’s Lunar Eclipse and Transit of Venus, both of which were in heavy conflict with Mars, put undue strain on the main source of stress in I’ll Have Another’s birth chart: the colt’s natal Mars-Saturn Opposition has been challenged all week by 4th-Harmonic direct hits from Mars and the Eclipses, and it all just proved to be too much agitation.

The horse was scratched from the Belmont Stakes on the eve of the race—and will be retired from racing—due to tendonitis.

It’s a shame there weren’t any helpful Trines or Sextiles in the horse’s chart to ease the strain of his Mars-Saturn Opposition. If there were, this great athlete could have been preparing this evening to take his place in history, instead of suffering the pain of a career-ending injury.

Here’s the chart, but take note: birth time is unknown, so ignore the house cusps, and remember that the moon could be 12 degrees earlier or later than 29 gemini.

I'll Have Another natal chart

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Saturn-Pluto ceasefire commences

Saturn & Pluto slowly back away from challenging each other. This concludes the deep restructuring which began last November.

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Lovestruck confusion saturates the airwaves

Under Neptune’s spell, Venus says “yes” to Mars but Saturn & Pluto intrude with “Not so fast, Romeo!”. Mercury backtracks indecisively. Hmmm

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Balancing act

Sociopolitical tensions peak with Jupiter opposite Saturn. Forge an alliance between your inner optimist and pessimist. Balance faith with facts.

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No taking it easy this evening

Moon in Libra normally just wants to relax and take it easy, but first it has to negotiate a truce among Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter, and Pluto.

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Make a wish…

Try to catch a shooting star this week! Perseid Meteor Showers under New Moon darkness + rare Venus/Mars/Saturn trio = great skywatching 🙂

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Work it off, work it out…just work it.

Leo New Moon packs a punch as it bisects an arm of the Cardinal T-Square, fueling a powerful planetary workout. High stakes energy drives new projects!

2010 Leo New Moon

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Follow the bouncing ball…

Venus is bouncing around like a ping-pong ball in a room full of mousetraps! Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter & Pluto send hearts spinning.

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Go get ’em!

Enterprising, go-getter energy is unprecedented right now: 70% of all planets are in Cardinal Signs, plus the Lunar Nodes too!

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Look! Up in the sky! It’s Venus, Mars, and Saturn

Look to the West above the horizon after sunset! Don’t miss this rare sky show as Venus converges with Mars & Saturn over the next week.

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