Miguel Cabrera is coming off the first Triple Crown season in the MLB in 45 years, and his hot start in the 2013 MLB season had many saying that he could do it again. Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles might have something to say about...Show More Summary
No one in the history of Major League Baseball has ever won the Triple Crown in back-to-back seasons. Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams are the only two multiple winners of the 14 MLB players that have earned the Triple Crown and Miguel Cabrera is vying to be the first to do it two years in a row. Show More Summary
Anybody else remember that 2003 season when the Detroit Tigers went an atrocious 43-116? Seems like a distant memory now. Fresh off Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown and a trip to the World Series in 2012, this 2013 iteration of the Tigers is the best team in Major League Baseball. Show More Summary
No? Then educate thyself: 1509: Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon. 1919: A horse named Sir Barton becomes the first of his kind to win the Triple Crown. 1947: The US ends WWII sugar rationing. 1948: Nat King Cole’s “Nature Boy” spends its 7th week at number one. Show More Summary
So tops Las Vegas Int'l Chess FestivalBy Bev Llorente, ABS-CBN News North AmericaPosted at 06/11/2013 1:32 PM | Updated as of 06/11/2013 1:32 PMLAS VEGAS, Nevada – Grand Masters (GMs) from all over the world matched up their tactical...Show More Summary
This is the third in a series of posts, corresponding with horse racing’s Triple Crown, examining safety issues facing the sport. Read part one and part two. His name was Ferdinand. He left the first post in the 1986 Kentucky Derby as a longshot, but by the time the field turned for home he was [...]
Today's the 40th anniversary of Secretariat's victory at the Belmont Stakes. The horse won by an unfathomable 31 lengths to clinch the 1973 Triple Crown. Secretariat was the first Triple Crown winner since 1948, and there have only been two since. Read more...
If a horse swept the spring classics, writes Tim Layden: A Triple Crown would be a moment — a beautiful, lingering, memorable moment. But on the Sunday morning following the Belmont in which the Triple Crown drought ended, racing would awaken precisely where it was a month before the Derby. And that would be okay. [...]
Well before Palace Malice captured the 145th Belmont Stakes, we knew the 36-year Triple Crown drought wasn’t going to end Saturday. The Belmont has the sometimes unenviable position as the third jewel in the Triple Crown, a fact that makes it can’t-miss TV some years and a sporting afterthought most others. But the weekend was [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Palace Malice upstaged the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champions on Saturday to win the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes, the final race of the Triple Crown series for three-year-old thoroughbreds.
Palace Malice won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, which means a different horse won each of the Triple Crown races this year. Orb won the Kentucky Derby but did not win the Preakness, which was won by Oxbow. The horse finished 12th in...Show More Summary
Triple Crown on hold, again, until next year. Maybe.
Yesterday, we published a story on racehorse Big Brown's near-completion of the 2008 Triple Crown, and some shady Wall Street characters who surrounded the horse's failed run. Last night, the Wall Street Journal took readers on a tour of some of Kentucky's greatest stud farms, where retired racehorses go to grow old and have lots of sex. Read more...
I want to first give you today's most useless fact. If Overanalyze wins, it would mean that this year's Triple Crown was won by three separate horses with names that begin with the letter "O." I did some real quick research (by realShow More Summary
I whiffed on the Kentucky Derby and caught lightning in a bottle at the Preakness. Let’s see if I can do it again. All eyes are on Orb and Oxbow, the winners of the first two legs of the Triple Crown. Those two horses are likely to be heavy betting favorites in the Belmont. Show More Summary
This year’s Belmont Stakes will likely be wet, thanks to Tropical Storm Andrea, which is working its way up the East Coast. But despite the sloppy track, the race is sure to be exciting. Despite there being no Triple Crown on the line, 14 horses will vie for the lead around the track on Saturday [...]Show More Summary
Horse racing may be the sport of kings, but even its passionate advocates acknowledge that it has largely fallen out of the public imagination since the heady days of Triple Crown winners like Secretariat. So, with the 145th runningShow More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Orb and Oxbow. Oxbow and Orb. Anyway you draw it up, there will not be a Triple Crown on the line in the $1 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
The 145th Belmont Stakes, the third and final stop in horse racing's Triple Crown, will be run on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Belmont Stakes
Unlimited Budget is among the 14 entered for the Belmont Stakes. Someone should read the filly a copy of “Lean In” before Saturday, apparently. “It takes a special filly [to win a Triple Crown race], one that is willing to stare down the boys and say, ‘No, this one is mine,’ ” said Dr. Mary [...]