John Velazquez

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome draws the No. 2 post for the Belmont Stakes. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown on June 7. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

History Not On California Chrome’s Side At Crowded Belmont

Since Affirmed became the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, three Belmont fields with the same history on the line also drew 11 horses in 1981, 1988 and 2002.

06/05/2014

138th Kentucky Derby

Jockey Gutierrez Hits The Heights In New York City

The 25-year-old jockey made his first trip to the Big Apple on Tuesday. Gutierrez and the colt will try to win the Triple Crown for the first time in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2012

I'll Have Another and Bodemeister (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Monzo: 137th Preakness Stakes Preview And Picks

The 2012 Preakness Stakes is all but here, the 137th running of the second jewel of the prestigious Triple Crown.

05/18/2012

I'll Have Another at the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Preakness Stakes: A Thrilling Derby Rematch Is Set For Baltimore

If the trends hold, the winner of this year’s Preakness will be one of the six that ran in the Derby, and will go off at odds of less than 4-to-1. Here is a closer look at the 11 who will line up for the 2012 Preakness Stakes:

05/17/2012

Ruler On Ice

Ruler On Ice Surprise Winner At Belmont Stakes

Ruler On Ice posted a huge upset in the Belmont Stakes, taking the lead from Preakness winner Shackleford in the stretch and winning the final leg of the Triple Crown.

WFAN–06/11/2011

Animal Kingdom is held by Assistant Trainer Dave Rock during a bath after a training session in preparation for The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2011 in Elmont, New York. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Favorite For Belmont

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom was made the 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, with Preakness winner Shackleford the third choice.

WFAN–06/08/2011

Animal Kingdom jockey John Velazquez speaks to a reporter after the 136th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 21, 2011, in Baltimore. Shackleford, ridden by Jesus Castanon, won the race and Animal Kingdom took second. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Looks Sharp In Final Belmont Workout

Animal Kingdom, with jockey John Velazquez aboard, worked four furlongs in 47.76 seconds over the main dirt track at Belmont Park on Monday morning. The 3-year-old colt worked in company with another horse.

WFAN–06/06/2011

John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky Derby

Animal Kingdom sped past the leaders in the turn at Churchill Downs on Saturday and roared down the middle of the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby. Jockey John Velazquez guided the 3-year-old colt to the front at the quarter pole then poured it on to beat Nehro by 2 3/4 lengths.

WFAN–05/07/2011