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.

Apr 24, 2014

2013 Belmont: Long Shot Palace Malice Wins

2013 Belmont: Long Shot Palace Malice Wins

Palace Malice, the pace-setter at the Kentucky Derby, sprinted to a decisive win at the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes, dashing Orb's last Triple Crown chance for redemption. Veteran jockey Mike Smith told...

Jun 8, 2013

Orb, Oxbow Face Off in Triple Crown Finale

Orb, Oxbow Face Off in Triple Crown Finale

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, Orb and Oxbow, will face off again in the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes—the final and most arduous Triple Crown Race.

Jun 3, 2013

Orb, Oxbow Ready for Rematch

Orb, Oxbow Ready for Rematch

The rematch is on. Kentucky Derby winner Orb is set to take on Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday following a workout that his trainer declaring his colt ready for another race.

Jun 3, 2013

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, to be run Saturday for the 145th time, is the oldest, longest and the most grueling of the Triple Crown races. The mile-and-a-half run at New York’s Belmont Park requires more stamina...

May 28, 2013

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

More than a half-dozen Belmont Stakes contenders have posted workouts at Belmont Park less than two weeks before the final leg of the Triple Crown.

May 20, 2013

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through. After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday's Preakness to extend racing's Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best...

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