Posts Tagged Triple Crown

American Pharoah Rules

American Pharoah Ends Triple Crown Drought Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes is one for the ages. After 37 years of near misses and disappointments thoroughbred racing has crowned its 12th Triple Crown winner in American Pharoah. He is truly a champion and left no doubt about it. He absolutely demolished his seven rivals with […]


Stakes Schedule for 05-16 to 05-18-2014

Here’s a quick look at this weekend’s stakes & graded races, May 16th through May 18th, 2014! Check back with us weekly for the weekly updated list of scheduled stakes and graded races around the country and have a wonderful and safe week! PIMLICO Black-Eyed Susan S. (Grade 2) $500,000; 3 Year Olds 1 1/8 Miles Pimlico […]


Triple Crown History- Sir Barton

HHR’s History of the Triple Crown- Sir Barton The year was 1919 and the U.S. was going through some changes. Bills were being passed for Women’s Suffrage and Prohibition. President Wilson is awarded the Noble Peace Prize. Babe Ruth is smashing home run records and the White Sox became known as the Black Sox for […]


Will Will Take Charge Take Charge in the Preakness?

Will Take Charge’s Overlooked Derby Ride Is it possible that a horse besides Orb will win the second leg of the Triple Crown?   Of course it is, we all know that. After all Orb is just another thoroughbred who is trying to become the twelfth horse to win all three of the prestigious races that […]


The History of the Triple Crown

HHR’s History of the Triple Crown- Introduction Can you feel it? The 139th Kentucky Derby is over and now that Orb rallied down the stretch and captured the Running of the Roses in truly impressive form, that same old feeling rises up in every horse racing fan mere seconds after the race. That same feeling […]


Orb Dominates the 139th Kentucky Derby

Orb Splashes Home Derby Victor For Shug On Saturday Orb splashed home to win the Derby by 2 ½ lengths over longshot Golden Soul and Revolutionary. He finished the mile and a quarter in 202.89 as the tepid favorite. It was particularly gratifying for Shug McGaughey, a hall of fame trainer but one who had […]