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Race to Triple Crown: Full Archives

Race to Triple Crown: Full Archives

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Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 08:56 PM EDT

War of Will Wins Preakness, Holds Off Riderless Horse

War of Will Wins Preakness, Holds Off Riderless Horse

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 04:14 PM EDT

Better Camera Technology Game-Changer for Triple Crown Races

Better Camera Technology Game-Changer for Triple Crown Races

Without high-tech cameras and updated monitors, TV viewers would not have been able to see Justify win the 2018 Preakness. At least not nearly as clearly as they did. When the fog descended on Pimlico Race...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 06:26 PM EDT

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione Is a Rising Star in Horse Racing

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione Is a Rising Star in Horse Racing

Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

Belmont Features One of the Safest Racing Surfaces in US

Belmont Features One of the Safest Racing Surfaces in US

The home of the Belmont Stakes is laps ahead of other U.S. racetracks when it comes to keeping horses safe. Belmont Park and other tracks around the state of New York have had some of the fewest horse deaths in...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 04:16 PM EDT

Analysis: Belmont Pick is Tacticus, Aided by Bloodlines

Analysis: Belmont Pick is Tacticus, Aided by Bloodlines

This is a Triple Crown season that will be remembered, though probably should be forgotten. Maximum Security was the winner of the Kentucky Derby for about 20 minutes, then got taken down over a claim of...

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