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Secretariat’s Birthplace in Virginia Expands Tour Days

Fans of the Triple Crown great Secretariat now have more days to visit the fields where the thoroughbred was born and raised.


Horses head out to the track at  the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9, 2012 in Belmont, New York. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Triple Crown or Not, 5 Things to Watch for in Belmont

A rematch between the Derby and Preakness winners sure didn’t scare off the competition for the Belmont Stakes. The field of 14 matches the largest since 1996, one shy of the record set in 1983.



Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.


Gary Stevens celebrates atop of Oxbow #6 as he crosses the finish line to win the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Credit: Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

Oxbow Upsets Orb to Win 138th Preakness

Oxbow has won the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, meaning there will be no Triple Crown winner for the 35th consecutive year.



Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.



How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.



Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]


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David Elfin On Sports: Preakness Is The Middle Child Of The Triple Crown

The Preakness is in some ways the redheaded stepchild of horse racing’s Triple Crown.

106.7 The Fan–05/20/2011