Keyword: triple crown heroes

  • Omaha caps a successful Triple Crown campaign with a solid victory in the 1935 Belmont Stakes.

    Triple Crown Heroes: Omaha

    In the third of 11 installments on previous Triple Crown winners, here is an excerpt from The Blood-Horse of June 15, 1935 on Omaha winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.

  • Affirmed noses out Alydar in the Belmont Stakes to claim the 1978 Triple Crown.

    Triple Crown Heroes: Affirmed

    In the last of 11 installments on previous Triple Crown winners, here is an excerpt from the June 19,1978 issue of The Blood-Horse on Affirmed winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.

  • Citation takes the 1948 Triple Crown with this classic stretch drive in the Belmont.

    Triple Crown Heroes: Citation

    Here is an excerpt from Joe Palmer's Sidelights column in The Blood-Horse issue of June 19, 1948 on Citation winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.

  • 1943 Triple Crown winner Count Fleet takes the Kentucky Derby with style.

    Triple Crown Heroes: Count Fleet

    In the sixth of 11 installments on previous Triple Crown winners, here is an excerpt from The Blood-Horse of Issue of June 12, 1943 on Count Fleet winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.