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Racing Heads to Kentucky Derby & Beyond

Liz O'Connell | Posted 06.27.2015 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

How can it be? The Kentucky Derby 2015 is upon us. The preps are done and the scores have been racked up to identify the 20 horses that will explode out of the starting gate next Saturday.

Sport and Society for Arete - The Year

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.02.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As years go, 2014 was an interesting one in the sports world. Some might characterize it as depressing while others may look back on it as exhilarating. Whatever the case may be we know that at some point in the future we will look back on the year 2014 with nostalgia.

A Visit to Kentucky's Horse Country

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Lexington is horse country in every sense of the word and, on my drive from the airport, I was enthralled with the spectacular scenery: the rolling hills of Kentucky's famed Blue Grass region with pretty red barns, fields and meadows.

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

Sam Stein

Kentucky Governor Wants To Keep The Triple Crown As Is | Sam Stein | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The governor of the state that hosts the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown says he doesn't want to see any changes to the system,...

Triple Crown Trash Talk

Rob Taub | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

Like so many others, I've been inspired by the story of California Chrome. So much in fact, that despite not being a fan of horse racing, I decided to make the pilgrimage to Belmont Park.

The Triple Crown Drought Continues

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

The wait continues. The Triple Crown drought continues as California Chrome failed to win the Belmont Stakes. After winning the Kentucky Derby and...

Will The Triple Crown Drought End?

AP | BETH HARRIS and MIKE FARRELL | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Cr...

5 Things To Know For Triple Crown Try In Belmont

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The last 1 1/2 miles of the Triple Crown trail are littered with misses and heartbreak. California Chrome will try to dodge it all ...

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.

Watch Jimmy Fallon Do The 'Trot Of Shame'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy

In honor of California Chrome going for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this weekend, Jimmy Fallon did a special "Pros And Cons" dedicated to a...

7 Things That Prove It's Been A Loooooong Wait For A Triple Crown Winner

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

No one under the age of 36 has ever seen a horse win the Triple Crown. California Chrome will attempt to end the drought on June 7th with a win at the...

5 Things To Know For The 146th Belmont Stakes

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports

The last 1 1/2 miles of the Triple Crown trail are littered with misses and heartbreak. California Chrome will try to dodge it all and win the Belmon...

California Dreaming: Sterling, Chrome, Salas

Frank Islam | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports
Frank Islam

California Chrome's story is one of a small chestnut colt that could and his owners who believed that he and they could, as well.

California Chrome Headed For Triple Crown

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome beat out an idiosyncratic racing rule — by a nose. The colt is back on track for his Triple Crown try after an ...

WATCH: California Chrome Wins The Preakness

The Hufington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

There will be a Triple Crown try in 2014. California Chrome won the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes just two weeks after winning the Kentucky...

Derby Winner Primed For Preakness Success

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths. The...

WATCH: California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

Horse racing fans can start California dreamin' of another Triple Crown winner. California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby at historic Churchi...

Meet The Kentucky Derby Favorite

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.03.2014 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owners of California Chrome are putting all their hopes into the chestnut colt to win the Kentucky Derby. After all, he'...

How to Win Money on the 2014 Kentucky Derby

Don McNay | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Don McNay

Moderation is smart in any situation, but especially when it comes to the Kentucky Derby.