Tag: Triple Crown

This could be the year of the Triple Crown

This could be the year of the Triple Crown
Thoroghbred racing has been called the sport of kings and, like kings it is largely inscrutable.  For many owners there is  a deep love of both the sport and its contestants, but there is also a bottom line, the sum total of all the pluses and minuses above it. Saturday could mark the 37th year... Read more »

California Chrome, California dreamin' and the harsh reality of Elmont, New York

California Chrome, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes failed to win racing’s Triple Crown Saturday, tying instead for 4th place in the Belmont Stakes. Held 5 weeks after the the Kentucky Derby and 3 weeks after the Preakness, the mile and a half Belmont Stakes is run at Belmont Park in Elmont,... Read more »