History Not On California Chrome's Side At Crowded BelmontSince 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.
Jockey Gutierrez Hits The Heights In New York CityThe 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.
Monzo: 137th Preakness Stakes Preview And PicksThe 2012 Preakness Stakes is all but here, the 137th running of the second jewel of the prestigious Triple Crown.
Preakness Stakes: A Thrilling Derby Rematch Is Set For BaltimoreIf 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:
Ruler On Ice Surprise Winner At Belmont StakesRuler 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.
Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Favorite For BelmontKentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom was made the 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, with Preakness winner Shackleford the third choice.
Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Looks Sharp In Final Belmont WorkoutAnimal 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.
Animal Kingdom Wins Kentucky DerbyAnimal 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.