Tag: Triple Crown

Stewart Looks to Throw a Curve at Chrome

Stewart Looks to Throw a Curve at Chrome

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, California Chrome will try to become just the 12th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history as he heads to the starting in the Belmont Stakes.

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California Chrome’s Opportunity Arrives

California Chrome’s Opportunity Arrives

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just short of five weeks since a dominant victory in the Kentucky Derby became the signature moment in the racing career of California Chrome, the opportunity to strengthen his legacy is now, depending on when you read this, just days or hours away.

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Chrome and Curlin Make Great Showing

Chrome and Curlin Make Great Showing

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

California Chrome held off a hard-charging Ride On Curlin to win the Preakness Stakes.

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Sherman Readying for Preakness

Sherman Readying for Preakness

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Alan Sherman has spent the past two weeks on the backside of Churchill Downs as the assistant trainer for Kentucky Derby champ California Chrome.

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UK’s Triple Crown Designation Making Kentucky Healthier

UK’s Triple Crown Designation Making Kentucky Healthier

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The “Triple Crown” is a term reserved for the greatest accomplishment in thoroughbred racing — winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. It’s a feat that has been achieved only 11 times in history.

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2013 Bourbon County Secretariat Festival

2013 Bourbon County Secretariat Festival

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The third weekend in September marked the renewal of the 6th Annual Secretariat Bourbon County Festival in historic Paris, Kentucky, honoring Central Kentucky’s most famous equine resident.

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‘Throwback’ Triple Crown Gives Way To Foster And Future

‘Throwback’ Triple Crown Gives Way To Foster And Future

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Another Triple Crown campaign has come and gone and our streak without a horse that could sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes stands at 35 years.

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Ageless D. Wayne Lukas Earns Another Big One

Ageless D. Wayne Lukas Earns Another Big One

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The message should be crystal-clear by now to anyone who has been paying even the slightest bit of attention to goings-on in Thoroughbred racing.

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Triple Crown Hopes Build As Orb Takes Next Step

Triple Crown Hopes Build As Orb Takes Next Step

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

By virtue of living in what is clearly a horse racing town, it’s not exactly a surprise when people want to talk about the new Kentucky Derby winner and their experience at Churchill Downs during Derby Week.

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Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

| May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

As the realization of a lifelong dream unfolded before him on a soggy first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Claude Ray “Shug” McGaughey was not watching from a warm and cozy spot on Millionaires Row, over even one of the Churchill Downs boxes in Section 318 where the connections of Kentucky Derby runners spend some of the most anxious two-minute increments of their lives.

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