Keyword: triple crown winners

  • Sir Barton, after winning the 1919 Kentucky Derby, on his way to racing's first Triple Crown.

    BackTrack: The Story of Sir Barton

    For the next 12 weeks, BackTrack will recall the Belmont Stakes (G1) victories of the Triple Crown winners in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the race.

  • 1937 Triple Crown Winner War Admiral in the Derby Winner's Circle.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Seattle Slew, the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner, began the 2001 breeding season at Three Chimneys Farm on Monday.

    Recovered Seattle Slew Begins 2001 Breeding Season

    Seattle Slew bred his first mare of the 2001 breeding season on Monday morning, February 12 -- opening day for the Three Chimneys breeding shed. Seattle Slew successfully bred Dreams of Success, a 4-year-old maiden mare by Dixieland Band owned by Denali Stud and Barry Weisbord. "Seattle Slew bred confidently and aggressively, and physically seems to be in great shape for the breeding season," commented Three Chimneys Farm stallion manager Sandy Hatfield.