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  • Assault in the Kentucky Derby winner's circle

    Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Assault

    A BloodHorse Magazine recap of Assault's victory in the 1946 Kentucky Derby from the May 11, 1946 issue. The story, written by Alex Bower, carried the headline, "A Horse Race and a Picnic, the 72nd Kentucky Derby."

  • Pacific Overtures

    Just as rare is the scenario that is about to unfold. Boy vs. boy on top of boy vs. boy vs. girl; all three with serious designs on Horse of the Year honors, and two of the three already virtual shoo-ins for the Hall of Fame.

  • American Pharoah

    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.

  • American Pharoah can add to his legacy with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-147/i-jdN7mrj">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Can Add to Legacy in Classic

    When it's all said and done, American Pharoah will be known as a Triple Crown winner -- those three words say it all -- but make no mistake, a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) would add to that legacy.

  • American Pharoah

    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.

  • Interactive: 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.

  • California Chrome is attempting to become the first California-bred Triple Crown winner.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-QV5j88Q">Order This Photo</a>

    Assault, Secretariat, Affirmed Lead 'Chrome'

    If California Chrome wins the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 7 at Belmont Park, he would become the first California-bred Triple Crown winner and just the fourth horse bred outside of Kentucky to sweep the three classics.

  • And They're Off: March Madness Edition

    Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.

  • Albarado Found Guilty of Assault

    A Jefferson District Court jury found jockey Robby Albarado guilty of fourth-degree assault July 12 after hearing evidence about an incident involving a former girlfriend, Carolina Martinez.

  • Author W.C. Heinz Dead

    W.C. Heinz, whose account of the breakdown of Triple Crown winner Assault's full brother became a racing classic, died Feb. 27 in Bennington, Vt.

  • Assault begins his "assault" on the 1946 Triple Crown with a decisive victory in the Kentucky Derby.

    Triple Crown Heroes: Assault

    In the seventh of 11 installments on previous Triple Crown winners, here is an excerpt from The Blood-Horse issue of June 8, 1946 on Assault winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.