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Justify won the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, becoming the 13th Triple Crown winner. Hugh Deucey Photo

Lucky 13! Justify Becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

Justify became the 13th Triple Crown winner when he claimed the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes in a wire-to-wire victory under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, on Saturday at Belmont Park. The three-year-old colt, bred by British Columbia’s…

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Belmont Stakes Day Boasts Second-highest Handle in History

All-sources handle on Belmont Stakes Day, which saw American Pharoah become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, was the second-highest in the history of the New York Racing Association, with $134,839,391 wagered on Saturday’s 13-race card at Belmont…

American Pharoah claimed the 12th Triple Crown with Victor Espinoza in the irons, at the Belmont Stakes, after a 37-year wait.

American Pharoah Becomes 12th Triple Crown Winner

On an idyllic Saturday evening at Belmont Park, American Pharoah made it worth the 37-year wait. Under a perfectly calculated ride by Victor Espinoza, the son of Pioneerof the Nile led the field from start to finish in the Grade…

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Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Arrives at Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah arrived in New York safe and sound on Tuesday afternoon, landing at Long Island’s MacArthur Airport before traveling 40 miles west to take up residence in Barn 1 on the Belmont Park backstretch at approximately…

Eurico Da Silva guides Coltimus Prime to victory in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Prince of Wales stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Coltimus Prime Takes Prince of Wales

Coltimus Prime seized early control and never looked back to take Tuesday’s 79th edition of the Prince of Wales Stakes, second jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, at Fort Erie. Eurico Rosa da Silva rode the dark bay…

TSN’s Brian Williams will host the 79th running of the Prince of Wales alongside analyst Jim Bannon July 29th at 7 p.m. ET.

TSN to Air Prince of Wales Stakes July 29th

TSN brings horse racing fans the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown series, the Prince of Wales Stakes. Live coverage airs today(July 29) at 7 p.m. ET on TSN, as the 79th running of the race unfolds at Fort…

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Tonalist Wins Belmont, California Chrome Comes Fourth

The Triple Crown went unclaimed for a 36th year as Tonalist captured the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park by a head over Commissioner, with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California…

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California Chrome Looks to Shine Again in Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will be a heavy favorite to become racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion when he takes on 10 rivals in the 146th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at…

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Triple Crown Hopeful California Chrome Arrives at Belmont Park

California Chrome, who on June 7th will attempt to become thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner when he competes in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, arrived at Belmont Park at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday. The Kentucky Derby…

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73 Nominated to the 154th Queen’s Plate

Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the Queen’s Plate. The historic Plate, set for Sunday, July 7th at Woodbine, is North America’s longest continuously-run stakes race and first jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred…

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