It can happen to you, if you are Shug McGaughey, Dinny Phipps, Stuart Janney III and Joel Rosario, and your horse is Orb. The fairy tale? Why the Triple Crown, of course.
In the spirit of the Kentucky Derby, Bart Ma-jooski and Badge Williamson -- also known as Scott and Nick -- are back at it again for the start of the ...
Major League Eating has it's own Iditarod and butter is not on the menu. It's known as The Triple Crown of the Chowdown -- three eating events in three days and only the strongest weapons of mass digestion survive.
As we tip our caps to the past year, we raise our glasses to a new one, and count down twelve top highlights of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.
It would be difficult to award MVP to someone other than the Triple Crown winner, but given Trout's success and the way he ignited the team there is still one scenario in which he may be chosen over Cabrera.
This year there is a legitimate contender to capture this elusive prize. The three-year old colt I'll Have Another has won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes; he will need a Belmont Stakes win to earn the Triple Crown.
If Miami gets eliminated tonight in Boston, the "heat" will be on LeBron James. He was involved in the biggest play of the game the other night. Boston might win, but the bigger story will be "Miami loses."
Triple Crown fever hasn't exactly gripped the country. How come? We haven't had a Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, the longest drought. And yet I sense a lack of excitement over I'll Have Another.
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.
I guess I'm rooting against I'll Have Another to win the Triple Crown. Nothing against the horse, it's the name. When it comes to monikers, I'll Have Another ain't War Admiral.
And there, in all of his glory, stood Secretariat: massive in size; reddish-brown chestnut in color; enormous, muscled chest; proud head jutting forward like a one-horse Mt. Rushmore.
Mets owner Fred Wilpon's honest comments about his players are making the sports pages. On David Wright: "A really good kid. A very good player. Not a superstar."
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom sits as favorite for winning the Preakness Stakes, in what could be a bid for the first Triple Crown sweep in 33 years.
A major factor in Animal Kingdom winning the Derby was his great trip. Given a masterful ride by Velasquez, the colt was in the right spot throughout the race.
This year, advocates for the welfare of horses stepped up their game. And as for the sport? Some relatively new, relatively young race horse owners' commitment to the sport paid off.
As moviegoers relive the dramatic days of Secretariat's successful Triple Crown on the big screen, we hope they will keep in mind that for most race horses, the story does not end at the finish line.