Triple Crown

All blog posts tagged "Triple Crown"

Big Red and the Winter of '73

It’s hard to believe 40 years have passed since the winter of 1973. Racing’s two hubs as usual were Hialeah and Gulfstream in Florida and Santa Anita in California. The only sounds that were heard at Aqueduct... Read More

A Year of Finishes

At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. Inspite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their... Read More

A Shot of Ascot

Each year, I keep thinking there is no cure for Triple Crown trail withdrawal, and each year I am reminded that there is a cure, and it’s called Royal Ascot, which thankfully comes only 10 days after the... Read More

Haskin's Belmont Recap: Rag Time

In his hauntingly melodic song, “Hallelujah,” Leonard Cohen wrote, “Baby I’ve been here before. I know this room, I’ve walked this floor.” Many of the 85,811 on hand at Belmont Park June 9 had been here... Read More

Union Rags vs. Paynter Pace Graph

Here's a quick follow-up to our pre-Belmont post on pace , where the take-home was that flatter pace lines do best in the 12-furlong classic. This year's race gave another example where the winner had... Read More

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