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May 13, 2013

Orb Impresses with Workout at Belmont

Orb Impresses with Workout at Belmont

Orb is ready. The Kentucky Derby winner put in his final workout before the Preakness, breezing four furlongs in 47.18 seconds, galloping out five furlongs in 59.54 and delighting trainer Shug...

May 10, 2013

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Here are 10 things to know about the 138th Preakness Stakes to be run on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. A maximum of 14 3-year-old colts can run in the 1 3/16-mile race, and the star attraction will...

May 10, 2013

Preakness Stakes By the Numbers

Preakness Stakes By the Numbers

When Orb steps into the starting gates of the 138th Preakness Stakes at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course on May 18, the 3-year-old colt will try to become the 34th horse to win the first two legs of the Triple...

Apr 29, 2013

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Kentucky Derby is Pletcher-Dominated Affair

Some trainers would love to saddle just one horse in the Kentucky Derby for their entire career. Todd Pletcher will have five in the one coming up.

Apr 18, 2013

Triple Crown by the Numbers

Triple Crown by the Numbers

The Belmont Stakes was first run in 1867, the Preakness Stakes in 1873, and the Kentucky Derby in 1875, but it would be decades before the Triple Crown would become the Holy Grail of horse racing. Here's a look...

Apr 18, 2013

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

Horse of the Century: Man o' War vs. Secretariat

For more than 50 years Man o' War owned the unofficial title of Horse of the Century. Then Secretariat happened.

May 2, 2013

From Purchase to Post: The Price of Raising a Racehorse

From Purchase to Post: The Price of Raising a Racehorse

In 2011 J. Paul Reddam purchased his champion thoroughbred racehorse, I'll Have Another, for $35,000— a moderate sum in the world of elite horseracing. FIfteen months later, he sold the colt to a Japanese...

May 2, 2013

The World's Top Horses Race for a Shot at the Elusive Triple Crown

The World's Top Horses Race for a Shot at the Elusive Triple Crown

With the Kentucky Derby weeks away, speculation has begun about the 2013 crop of 3-year-olds: Do any have what it takes to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown?

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By Montanton Tarpley

2013's Triple Crown Top Contenders

With May 4 slated as the day for the 139th Kentucky Derby, the Triple Crown... See Full Gallery

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