Race to Triple Crown Glory

Race to Triple Crown Glory

American Pharoah, who thundered to victory at Belmont, is the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.

Jun 6, 2015
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By Jessica Glazer, Daniel Sircar

Triple Crown Glory: American Pharoah Makes History

American Pharoah has become the first horse to clinch the elusive Triple Crown in... View gallery

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Jun 6, 2015

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

How to get your best game on for the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes airing live on NBC on June 6.

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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 Belmont Stakes. For all the pomp and circumstance at the track at Pimlico, the real focus Saturday will be on the potential for something...

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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.

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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.

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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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A Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

A Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

How to get your best game on for Saturday's big race.

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Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will face 10 rivals on Saturday.

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