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POLL: Rank the Triple Crown Winners

POLL: Rank the Triple Crown Winners

Who had the most impressive performances? Who prevailed over the toughest fields? Look for the results in the upcoming special Year-in-Review Dec. 26/Jan. 2 double issue of Blood-Horse.

Triple Crown Winners

Triple Crown Winners

Relive the exciting campaigns of all the Triple Crown champions with photos, retrospectives, and on-site accounts of their Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victories from the pages of The Blood-Horse.

A Case for Full Siblings

A Case for Full Siblings

Common sense would indicate that full siblings to a good horse have a better chance of being good runners themselves than half siblings, all other factors being equal and the respective sires being of roughly equal merit.

Triple Crown Heroes: War Admiral

Triple Crown Heroes: War Admiral

In the fourth of 11 installments on previous Triple Crown winners, here is an excerpt from The Blood-Horse issue of June 12, 1937, on War Admiral winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.

Seabiscuit Featured on Stamp

Seabiscuit Featured on Stamp

Seabiscuit, the 1938 Horse of the Year, is featured on a Postal Service 2009 price-change stamp.

Belmont Stakes Still Made History

Belmont Stakes Still Made History

PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter

Okay, so no Triple Crown, again. But the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) still made racing history. Da' Tara became the first male-line descendant of Man o' War to win an American classic since War Admiral took the Triple Crown in 1937. Tiznow, the sire of Da' Tara, is an extension of the Man o' War line through Cee's Tizzy, a son of Relaunch.

War Admiral's Kentucky Derby Trophy Found

War Admiral's Kentucky Derby Trophy Found

The Kentucky Derby Museum has located War Admiral's 1937 Kentucky Derby Gold Cup Trophy, and it will be loaned to the museum for its Kentucky Derby Gold Cup exhibition in 2010.

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