Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 01:35 PM EDT

Meet the Kentucky Derby's Top 10 Contenders

Meet the Kentucky Derby's Top 10 Contenders

Step right up, American Pharoah. Final rehearsal's a few days away, and it's time to see whether you or your dance partner, Dortmund, will be the Kentucky Derby favorite.

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 12:10 PM EDT

Josh Groban to Sing National Anthem at Ky. Derby

Josh Groban to Sing National Anthem at Ky. Derby

For Josh Groban, the second time will be the charm at the Kentucky Derby.

Sunday, Jun 8, 2014 at 03:38 PM EDT

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.

Sunday, Jun 8, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT

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.

Sunday, Jun 8, 2014 at 04:57 PM EDT

Chrome's Owner: Rivals Took "Coward's Shot" at Crown

Chrome's Owner: Rivals Took "Coward's Shot" at Crown

The owner of California Chrome blasted rivals Sunday, accusing them of taking "the coward's way out" by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown.

Sunday, Jun 8, 2014 at 09:10 AM EDT

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.

Saturday, Jun 7, 2014 at 10:08 PM EDT

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...

Saturday, Jun 7, 2014 at 06:45 PM EDT

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...

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 12:04 PM EDT
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By Marcus Harun

The Road to the Triple Crown

Take a look at photos from the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and... See Full Gallery

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 02:45 PM EDT

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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