Tag: Triple Crown
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.
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.
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.
Dallas Stewart trains Kentucky Derby second place finisher Golden Soul.
Four Roses Bourbon’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of Secretariat’s record-breaking Triple Crown is off and running.