Triple Crown

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione sits aboard War of Will as trainer Mark Casse holds the reins after winning the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Assuming all goes well in the coming weeks, Casse said "there's an extremely good shot" War of Will goes to the Belmont Stakes on June 8
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Improbable exercises in preparation for the Preakness Stakes horse race, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 18.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:55 pm
The jockey shuffle heading into the Preakness has a "musical chairs" feel to it.
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Track officials tend to Congrats Gal after the horse collapsed after the eighth horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Baltimore.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:52 pm
A filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course on Frida
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May 03, 2019 - 10:22 am
Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all.
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May 01, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Jon Court would set a record as the oldest jockey in the Kentucky Derby when he rides Long Range Toddy this weekend.
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May 01, 2019 - 8:59 am
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month.
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April 30, 2019 - 5:42 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer Linda Gaudet can't watch the replays. Even after 47 years in horse racing, she turns away from any video showing one of the 23 fatalities over three months at Santa Anita Park. "It was just devastating," Gaudet said. "I still can't stomach it." Neither can many...
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June 09, 2018 - 9:39 pm
Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality.
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June 09, 2018 - 11:20 am
Three races at various distances on three different tracks over a span of five weeks.
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Justify
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May 19, 2018 - 9:43 pm
It wasn't easy, but Justify had enough left to hold off several hard-charging challengers and win the Preakness on a sloppy, slippery track Saturday.
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