Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

May 23, 2015

American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness on Friday, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky — even as other Belmont contenders held...

May 1, 2015
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By Jessica Glazer

Triple Crown Prep Begins

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May 15, 2015

Bettor's Guide to the Preakness Stakes

Bettor's Guide to the Preakness Stakes

How to get your best game on for the 140th Preakness Stakes airing live on NBC on May 16.

May 12, 2015

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

You're not a horse racing expert, but you can act like one for the Kentucky Derby. For all the pomp and circumstance at the track at Pimlico, the real focus Saturday will be on the potential for something...

Jun 8, 2014

5 Reasons Why California Chrome Lost

5 Reasons Why California Chrome Lost

California Chrome added his name to the list of Triple Crown misses with a loss in the Belmont Stakes.

Jun 8, 2014

2nd Triple Miss for Chrome's Jockey

2nd Triple Miss for Chrome's Jockey

Since Affirmed swept the last Triple Crown in 1978, Victor Espinoza is the only jockey to get two cracks at winning the elusive title again.

Jun 8, 2014

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Robert Evans knows what it feels like to fall short of the Triple Crown.

Jun 7, 2014

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

Tonalist has won the Belmont Stakes, dashing California Chrome's quest for the Triple Crown. California Chrome was the 3-5 favorite to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion, and the first winner in 36...

Jun 7, 2014

California Chrome Chases History at Belmont

California Chrome Chases History at Belmont

California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner. Eleven horses as good or better than him have tried to complete the sweep in the...

Jun 6, 2014

Why Winning Triple Crown Is so Tough

Why Winning Triple Crown Is so Tough

Few can agree on what makes winning the Triple Crown so tough. Often it's a combination of factors that help or hurt a horse, including racing luck and jockey error.

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