Triple Crown

2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships

Will The Dude Finally Give Bob Baffert His 1st Breeders’ Classic Win?

There’s little Bob Baffert hasn’t won in horse racing. The trainer can count nine victories in Triple Crown races, including three Kentucky Derbies, and seven Breeders’ Cup wins in his Hall of Fame career.


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LHP Lilly Designated For Assignment By Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers designated injury-plagued left-hander Ted Lilly for assignment on Thursday and recalled utilityman Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque.



Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.



Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.



How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.


Trainer Shug McGaughey leads Orb to the Winner's Circle while jockey Joel Rosario sits proudly. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Sport)

Orb Wins 139th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over two minutes.



Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]


Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

Kemp Makes History In LA’s 7-5 Win Over D-backs

Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to become the first Dodgers player in 70 years to lead the NL in home runs and RBIs, and Los Angeles held off a late rally to beat the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wednesday night.


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Matt Kemp Still Has Chance At Triple Crown

By the time Matt Kemp bats in the last game of the regular season Wednesday night he hopes to be ready to enter some of the rarest territory in baseball.


Los Angeles Dodgers v Milwaukee Brewers

Kershaw Nears Triple Crown, Wins 21st Game

Clayton Kershaw got his 21st win, taking a two-hitter into the eighth inning to make his final case for the NL Cy Young award and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.