Triple Crown

The latest news, interviews, commentary and insight on the Triple Crown races.

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome

Kentucky Derby: California Chrome

  • May 1, 2014
  • 3:43

Learn more about California Chrome and the journey that brought him to the 140th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

Kentucky Derby News Update for May 1, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for May 1, 2014

  • May 1, 2014
  • 5:11

The scratch of Hoppertunity dominated the news for Thursday. The update includes comments from trainer Bob Baffert on Hoppertunity, and from trainer Wesley Ward on a possible start for Pablo Del Monte.

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 30, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 30, 2014

  • April 30, 2014
  • 1:59

Claire Novak reports the news of the day, including gallops from California Chrome and Samraat, Medal Count, the official entries for the Kentucky Derby, and comments from Ron Turcotte.

Kentucky Derby: Joel Rosario and General a Rod

Kentucky Derby: Joel Rosario and General a Rod

  • April 30, 2014
  • 2:19

Lenny Shulman catches up with defending Kentucky Derby winning jockey Joel Rosario. Joel explains what his win aboard Orb means today, shares thoughts on the strengths of General a Rod, and his Kentucky Oaks mount Rosalind.

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 29, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 29, 2014

  • April 29, 2014
  • 1:57

Claire Novak reports on three new Kentucky Derby contenders who have arrived for the big dance. Mike Maker and Joel Rosario comment on General a Rod, watch California Chrome jog on the track and Tom Proctor enters Please Explain in the Kentucky Oaks.

Kentucky Derby: Dallas Stewart Interview

Kentucky Derby: Dallas Stewart Interview

  • April 29, 2014
  • 1:09

Trainer Dallas Stewart is asked about his Kentucky Oaks draw by Esther Marr. Dallas explains what it would be like to win the Kentucky Oaks again.

Kentucky Derby: Mike Maker and General a Rod

Kentucky Derby: Mike Maker and General a Rod

  • April 29, 2014
  • 2:30

Trainer Mike Maker discusses the April 29 workout by General a Rod and how other Derby horses are doing. Mike mentions how General a Rod handles an off track.

Stars of the Oaks: Rachel Alexandra

Stars of the Oaks: Rachel Alexandra

  • April 29, 2014
  • 3:27

The Blood-Horse and Glenye Cain Oakford visit with 2009 Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra at Stonestreet Farm, including an update on her offspring.

Stars of the Oaks: Ashado

Stars of the Oaks: Ashado

  • April 28, 2014
  • 3:35

The Blood-Horse and Glenye Cain Oakford visit with 2004 Kentucky Oaks winner Ashado and her 2014 colt by Bernardini at the Gainsborough Division of Darley.

Kentucky Oaks: Kenny McPeek and Rosalind

Kentucky Oaks: Kenny McPeek and Rosalind

  • April 28, 2014
  • 2:23

Esther Marr asks Kenny McPeek what his Kentucky Oaks contender Rosalind is like. Ken explains Rosalind's temperament, intelligence, and demeanor.

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 28, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 28, 2014

  • April 28, 2014
  • 2:10

Claire Novak reports trackside from Churchill Downs on news for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Learn of the morning storms, works by Tapiture, Hoppertunity, and Ria Antonia. See footage of California Chrome unloading from his flight, and more!

California Chrome on the Van

California Chrome on the Van

  • April 28, 2014
  • 1:45

Travel along with the likely Kentucky Derby favorite in his van as he arrives in Louisville and is moved to Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby: Rosie Napravnik

Kentucky Derby: Rosie Napravnik

  • April 28, 2014
  • 2:48

Lenny Shulman talks with Rosie Napravnik about how she is preparing for her third Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands ride, and discusses Vicar's in Trouble as well as Longines Kentucky Oaks contender Untapable.

Graham Motion on Animal Kingdom and Travel

Graham Motion on Animal Kingdom and Travel

  • April 28, 2014
  • 0:52

What kept Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom performing at his best as he traveled the world? His trainer Graham Motion explains.