Triple Crown

News, stories, video, blogs, results, previews for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes

  • Kentucky Derby runner up Lookin At Lee

    Lookin At Lee Logs Final Belmont Breeze

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee breezed four furlongs in :48.33 under the early morning sunshine on the Belmont Park main track June 4 in preparation for the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1).

  • Conquest Mo Money at Pimlico prior to the Preakness

    Conquest Mo Money Injured, 'Doubtful' for Stephens

    Seventh-place Preakness Stakes (G1) finisher Conquest Mo Money, who was pointing for a start in the June 10 Woody Stephens Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park, sustained a suspensory injury June 2 and will likely miss the race, owner Tom McKenna said.

  • Epicharis arrives at Belmont Park after a 24-hour journey from Japan

    Epicharis Arrives at Belmont Park

    Carrot Farm's Japanese-bred multiple stakes winner Epicharis arrived at Belmont Park June 1 ahead of his North American debut in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1) June 10.

  • Conquest Mo Money will bypass the Belmont Stakes

    Conquest Mo Money to Bypass Belmont Stakes

    Multiple graded stakes-placed Conquest Mo Money will bypass the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1) and instead start in the seven-furlong Woody Stephens Stakes (G2) on the Belmont Park undercard that day, owner Tom McKenna said June 1.

  • Epicharis and Belmont a Perfect Fit

    If you want to get a bit more adventurous and take a shot on a horse who not only could win the Belmont, he could win in impressive fashion, then why not take a good hard look at the Japanese invader Epicharis.

  • Senior Investment and trainer Kenny McPeek

    Senior Investment Breezes for Belmont Stakes

    Fern Circle Stables' Stonestreet Lexington Stakes (G3) winner Senior Investment posted a half-mile breeze the morning of May 31 in preparation for his expected bid in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1).

  • Twisted Tom after his win in the Federico Tesio

    Twisted Tom Works Toward Belmont Stakes

    Cobra Farm's Federico Tesio Stakes winner Twisted Tom will run in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1), said trainer Chad Brown, following his five-furlong breeze May 28 at Belmont Park.

  • Gormley, with Victor Espinoza aboard, works at Santa Anita Park

    Gormley Works for Possible Belmont Start

    Before and after Gormley logged his workout May 27 at Santa Anita Park, trainer John Shirreffs emphasized that, although the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1) is under consideration, nothing is set in stone.

  • Epicharis gallops on the track at Meydon ahead of the UAE Derby

    Epicharis Begins Journey to Belmont Park

    Carrot Farm's UAE Derby Sponsored by the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) runner-up Epicharis is one step closer to his bid in the Belmont Stakes (G1) June 10, as he emerged from a May 24 breeze in good order and entered isolation in Japan.

  • Classic Empire before the Preakness Stakes

    Classic Empire to Begin Belmont Training

    John Oxley's Classic Empire, who finished second in the May 20 Preakness Stakes (G1) by a head, is scheduled to begin preparations for the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1) with a morning jog May 25 at Churchill Downs.

  • Cloud Computing after his Preakness victory

    Cloud Computing Leaves Pimlico, Others Thinking Belmont

    With the glow of the sun pink on the horizon and most of the Pimlico Race Course stakes barn just beginning to rustle with activity, Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Cloud Computing departed from Baltimore to return to his Belmont Park home base May 21.

  • Cloud Computing (#2) with Javier Castellano win the 142nd Running of the Preakness Stakes over Classic Empire (#5) with Julien Leparoux at Pimlico on May 20, 2017.

    Preakness Stakes 142

    Cloud Computing with Javier Castellano wins the 142nd running of the Grade I Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 20, 2017.

  • Cloud Computing with jockey Javier Castellano enters the winner's circle with owner Seth Karman, center and trainer Chad Brown right after winning the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday May 20, 2017 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD.  Photo by Skip Dickstein

    Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2017 Preakness winner Cloud Computing, including trainer Chad Brown and jockey Javier Castellano.

  • Cloud Computing (left) and Classic Empire battle during the Preakness stretch run

    Cloud Computing Wears Down Classic Empire in Preakness

    Cloud Computing moved alongside Classic Empire in the final sixteenth of the Preakness Stakes (G1) and just got his head in front at the wire. Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming set the pace and finished eighth.

  • Preakness Scene Setter

    Claire Novak sets the scene for the 142nd Preakness Stakes. Current track condition is muddy, but no more rain is forecast.

  • Preakness News Update for May 19

    Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including trackwork for Derby winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire, and the scratch of Noble Bird from the Pimlico Special.

  • Bodemeister

    Unbridled Redux

    That Always Dreaming came home on top in the Derby might not have surprised handicappers. However, the result underscored the importance of this rapidly emerging branch of a line which is often misidentified as that of Fappiano, sire of Unbridled.

  • Todd Pletcher and D. Wayne Lukas enjoy the morning scene at Pimlico Race Course

    Pletcher Continues to Do Lukas Proud

    Thanks in part to the lessons instilled by his former boss, trainer Todd Pletcher is nothing if not his own man now, with the enviable problem of constantly trying to kick his own bar of success to ever higher levels.

  • Always Dreaming May 17 at Pimlico Race Course

    Always Dreaming Draws Post 4 in Preakness

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming was assigned post 4 and installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite May 17 at the post position draw for the May 20 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.