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Sport and Society for Arete -- Triple Crown

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By late Saturday, the Sports world will know if there is a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 37 years. The last winner was Affirmed in 1978. No one could have guessed that it would be this long before another horse would accomplish this feat again.

Sport and Society for Arete: The Triple Crown

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By late Saturday the sportsworld will know if there is a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 36 years. No one could have guessed that it would be this long before another horse would accomplish this feat again.

The Night Before Christmas -- Race Horse Style

Liz O'Connell | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the farm, Not a creature was stirring, at peace in the barn. Hay nets were hung, water buckets were full, An overall feeling of care and good Yule. The weanlings were flat out, asleep while they grew, The mares were snoring, some nearly were due.

Preakness Winner I'll Have Another in Live Bid for the Triple Crown

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.20.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Having taken both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes from the favored Bodemeister, I'll Have Another will have three weeks to further hone his lethal homestretch kick.

Over the Years, What Happened This Week in Horse Racing?

Liz O'Connell | Posted 11.13.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Sept. 12, 1970: Nijinsky II won the St. Leger Stakes and became the 15th winner of England's triple crown. He is the last horse to have won the English triple.

Triple Crown: the Toughest Title to Win in Sports

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The America's Cup, the Ryder Cup, the World Cup. At the end of those competitions, there is always a titleholder. Not so with the Triple Crown.