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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.

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...

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.

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...

Go For Preakness, Stay For Everything Else

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 05.15.2014 | Travel

All eyes are on Baltimore this weekend as Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome hits the ground running (see what we did there?) to keep the dreams ...

Freedom Child's Handlers: Bring on the Rain

AP | By MIKE FARRELL | Posted 08.07.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Freedom Child might get his ideal track Saturday in the Belmont Stakes— rainy and sloppy. A wet strip would certain...

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 ...

Out Of Retirement And Into The Winner's Circle

AP | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Although no one really keeps track of such things, Gary Stevens had no problem making the assessment with complete conviction. ...

WATCH: Oxbow Dominates Preakness, Dashes Triple Crown Hopes

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

Oxbow and Gary Stevens ensured the Triple Crown drought will continue at least one more year. Oxbow won the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes ...

Preakness Odds

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

Just hours from the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, Orb remained the favorite. The winner at the Kentucky Derby, Orb arrived at Pimlico aiming ...

PHOTOS: Bikini Contest, Infield Party At Preakness

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

Coming between the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont, the Preakness Stakes may get lost in the Triple Crown shuffle. But don't tell anyone partying in th...

10 Things To Know About The Preakness

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday's Preakness Stakes – either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to se...

Looking For A Preakness Longshot?

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bob Baffert would settle for a competitive effort from Govenor Charlie in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. An upset...

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...

Triple Crown Bid

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Everything's a go for Orb. The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for photograp...

Goldencents Looks For Preakness Reversal

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Goldencents will try for a historic turnaround in the Preakness Stakes after running 17th in the Kentucky Derby. No ...

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...

Orb, From Ordinary To Extraordinary

AP | RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd. Never caused problems. Never...

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. ...

LOOK: Famous People Are Coming For The Preakness, Bikini Contest

Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

While horse fans from around the world will tune into NBC for the 138th Preakness Stakes this Saturday, the race's actual attendees will more likely b...

Orb Faces Friend At Preakness Stakes

AP | MIKE FARRELL | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Illinois Derby champion Departing played together as foals in the lush pastures of Claiborne Farm in centra...

Triple Crown Try

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.06.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it's time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing fr...