Triple Crown

It's Triple Crown Season!

My annual re-post of the greatest Triple Crown performance ever.

Churchill Downs tweaks points system for Kentucky Derby eligibility | Daily Racing Form

"The points system introduced last year to determine eligibility for the 2013 Kentucky Derby will remain mostly the same for the 2014 Derby, Churchill Downs announced Friday."

To Change, or Not To Change (the Triple Crown)?

It has been a LONG time since the Triple Crown's been won. My older sister hasn't seen one, and neither have I. Would changing the gaps of the races help a bit, or should we keep with the 4-5 week gaps? Let's look at past winners for proof.

Preakness Entries, Post Positions & Odds

The draw for the 138th Preakness will begin at 6:00 pm Eastern at Pimlico.

Get Your Preak On!

Orb rolls towards the Preakness as the favorite in the second leg of the Triple Crown, but Illinois Derby winner Departing looks to keep the Triple Crown drought alive.

Departing Works Before Preakness

A look at Departing and comments from trainer Al Stall, Jr., via America's Best Racing.

Expected Preakness Field

Just a quick look ahead at horses pointing towards the second leg of the Triple Crown, and news on horses planning to skip the Preakness.

Quick Derby Recap: Orb Is Good

No matter how you slice and dice the 2013 Kentucky Derby, Orb was clearly the best horse and a deserving winner.

Kentucky Derby Historical Payouts (2000 - 2012)

A look back at the payouts at the Kentucky Derby since the year 2000.

"NBC Sports Live Extra" Begins Live Streaming NBC Sports Network Events Tonight Via TV Everywhere | NBC Sports Pressbox

You'll be able to watch the NBC telecast on-line for this weekend's Arkansas Derby and Blue Grass Stakes, as well as all three Triple Crown races, through "NBC Sports Live Extra" streaming. The initial roll-out includes those subscribing to Cablevision, Comcast Xfinity TV, Suddenlink & Verizon FiOS.

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Retro Diary: Triple Crown Aspirations and Failures

In Blazing Saddles, there's a law book that Hedley Lamaar and Taggart look at for a legal precedent as part of the plot. "Haley vs. United States, Haley 7, United States 0; it CAN be done!" I...

2012 St. Leger Stakes: Camelot Goes For The English Triple Crown

Camelot is seeking to become the first English Triple Crown winner in 42 years when he runs in the Group 1 St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster on Saturday, September 15th.

2012 Preakness: A View (And Video) From The Grandstand

A video of the 2012 Preakness won by I'll Have Another.

2012 Triple Crown: It's Been 34 Years

A look back at the 1978 Belmont Stakes between Affirmed and Alydar.

2012 Triple Crown Nominations

Almost 400 horses were nominated to the 2012 Triple Crown. No horse has won the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

Archarcharch retired, and other Monday News and Notes

Archarcharch has successful surgery on his injured leg but is retired from racing. Also, Nehro and Soldat are expected to skip the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.

2011 Kentucky Derby: Raw times by contenders

A look at the winning times of the contenders for the 2011 Kentucky Derby.

2011 Kentucky Derby Future Odds - Vegas

A look at the current odds in Las Vegas to win the 2011 Kentucky Derby. Uncle Mo is still the favorite but there are a couple of new horses in the top 20.

Kentucky Derby Trail Thoughts on a Wednesday

The connections of current Kentucky Derby favorite Uncle Mo opts to run in the Timely Writer at Gulfstream Park on March 12th instead of the Tampa Bay Derby. Will that move cost on the first Saturday in May.

2011 Triple Crown Nominations

The 2011 Triple Crown nominations were released on Saturday night; 364 horses were nominated to this year's Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

2011 Kentucky Derby Future Odds

A look at the current Vegas future odds for the 2011 Kentucky Derby. Uncle Mo is still the favorite at 4/1 but Dialed In saw his odds cut dramatically following his impressive win in the Holy Bull.

2011 Kentucky Derby Future Odds

A look at the current future book odds for the 2011 Kentucky Derby.

Road to the 2011 Kentucky Derby

It's never too early to talk about the Kentucky Derby. A look at the schedule of prep races and the current Vegas future odds.

Grade 3 Delta Jackpot: Entries and Post Positions

We may be months away from the first Saturday in May but the winner Saturday's Grade 2 Delta Jackpot will likely be guaranteed a spot in the 2011 Kentucky Derby.

Pletcher maps out Kentucky Derby path for Uncle Mo - will it be enough?

Trainer Todd Pletcher is planning a light campaign for Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Uncle Mo in preparation for the 2011 Kentucky Derby. Will it be enough?

Reviewing the 2010 Triple Crown Season - Part I

Part one of a two part look at the 2010 Triple Crown season.

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