Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the …
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It’s a Triple Crown bust before the gates even open. I’ll Have Another, the thoroughbred gunning for a win at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in hopes of clinching the first Triple Crown win since 1978, will …
As I’ll Have Another vies for the first Triple Crown Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, TIME looks back at the 11 horses that have shot for similar stardom since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978 — and fallen just a few lengths short.
For the twelfth time since Affirmed took the Triple Crown, in 1978, a horse has won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Now comes the toughest challenge.
A horse with a heroic track record was the sentimental favorite at the Cheltenham Gold Cup. But Kauto Star couldn’t pick up a third triumph.