Triple Crown-Bound Horse Breeders Start to Look to Genetics When the Kentucky Derby winner crosses the finish line in front of 160,000 roaring spectators on May 5, there's a good chance it will have two copies of a gene that makes a horse a sprinter. [More] The Political Appeal of the Triple Crown -- PICTURES The Triple Crown races are, among other things, equal parts infield revelry and patrician cocktail party. But the races, the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes are also popular and economic draws for the cities that host the races. So, naturally, the races have provided a stage for the political set as well: from the local politician, to the presidential contender, to the ... Triple Crown Races Victims' relatives gathered at military bases along the East Coast Saturday to watch on closed-circuit TV as Mohammed and four... Like his coach, although they each said it in different words, Derby sophomore pitcher Sal Frosceno knows his team doesn't score a lot.... SiriusXM to Offer Live Coverage of 2012 Triple Crown Races NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) announced today an agreement with Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) to broadcast all three races of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown ... CAMELOT 3/1 TO LAND TRIPLE CROWN Camelot is 3/1 with Ladbrokes to win the Triple Crown after his QIPCO 2000 Guineas success. Kentucky Derby 2012: Who to watch in first leg of Triple Crown Kentucky Derby 2012: Is this the year when the Kentucky Derby winner becomes the Triple Crown winner, ending a streak of 33 years? Bodemeister: Handicapping Triple-Crown Odds After the Kentucky Derby 2012 The Triple Crown is going to be incredibly difficult to win this year, but if any horse is capable of pulling it off, it's Bodemeister . Before I get into the attributes of the horse, it has to be mentioned that Bodemeister is trained by the legendary Bob Baffert , who already owns three Derby wins since 1997. So imagine all of the feel-good story lines that would emerge if Baffert notched yet ... Kentucky Derby Winner 2012: Breaking Down I'll Have Another Triple Crown Chances It's been 34 long years since horse racing had its last Triple Crown winner, and that streak is about to hit 35. I'll Have Another won a thrilling 2012 Kentucky Derby with a late charge on Saturday, but this horse does not have the skill set it takes to win the Triple Crown. In winning the Derby, I'll Have Another, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, certainly proved his greatness in this race, but he ... Track Smack: Will Junior get the Triple Crown at 'Dega? Track Smack: Will Junior get the Triple Crown at 'Dega? Kentucky Derby Winner: Why I'll Have Another Can Win Triple Crown I'll Have Another won the Kentucky Derby in impressive fashion with Bodemeister in second and Dullahan finishing in third, making him the favorite to win the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing this year. The race started out with Bodemeister leading from the get-go. He held on to the lead until the final 150 yards. Then, I'll Have Another turned on the jets to overtake Bodemeister to win the ...
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