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Horse Racing Triple Crown

How a Racehorse Named Afleet Alex Kept Our Daughter Alex's Legacy Alive

Jay Scott | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

My wife Liz and I knew nothing about horse racing at the time, but in our minds, we thought, why not? We soon learned that the owners had undersold the ability of the horse, he was more than "pretty good."

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 ...

It's The Dream of a Lifetime

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Deb Carlin Polhill

The beauty and majesty of thoroughbred horse racing is indeed poetry in motion. When these magnificent animals take to the track, they do what is in their blood to do... they do what they were born to do... they run.

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...

5 Things To Know About The Preakness

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — If trainer Art Sherman coughed, no one would care. When his horse coughs, that's news. Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome cou...

Palace Malice Wins Belmont Stakes

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 08.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The two Hall of Fame jockeys were just about nose to nose as their horses hit the middle of the final turn of the Belmont Stakes. Ga...

FLASHBACK: Affirmed, Secretariat Make Triple Crown History At Belmont

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

On a fast track or a muddy one, the winner of the 2013 Belmont Stakes will not be celebrating a Triple Crown. With Orb rallying to take the Kentucky D...

5 Things To Know For The Belmont

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- A large field of 3-year-olds is set to run in the $1 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Among the competitors are Kentucky Derby winner O...

Belmont Track Conditions

AP | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The rain is over and there's a decent chance Saturday's Belmont Stakes will be run over a fast racetrack. Following a day of rain Frida...

Belmont Odds: Favorite Has Home-Track Advantage

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

Even after a defeat in the Preakness, Orb was installed as the morning-line favorite for the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes. The Kentucky Derby w...

Derby Winner Named Belmont Favorite

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Back home again, Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes. Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in...

Winning the Triple Crown of Personal Finance

Richard Barrington | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

What's the Triple Crown of personal finances? Think about the biggest financial responsibilities most families face: buying a house, paying for college and saving for retirement.

Trainer Notches Triple Crown Record

AP | By JIM LITKE | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — The old guy still gets up crack-of-dawn early. Not because D. Wayne Lukas has something left to prove, or anything m...

WATCH: Derby Winner Disappoints

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite – no one more than ...

Orb Favored To Set Up Triple Crown Try

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Orb is ready for his whirl at history. The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for ...

Guide To The Preakness

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challenger...

Why Not Shug?

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Everybody else had their shot. Go down the list of Kentucky Derby-winning trainers the past three decades or so and ...

'I'm More Excited Than Nervous'

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joel Rosario is on the ride of his life. He is the nation's leading jockey and has been piling up victories in big r...

Hall Of Fame Trainer Has 3 Of 9 Horses In Preakness

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — After being on this earth for 77 years, winning 13 Triple Crown races and totaling more than $100 million in purse money, Hall of F...

Preakness Post Position: Derby Winner Draws Rail

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb. ...