With two-thirds of the Triple Crown season down, here’s a brief, and unconventional, look back at the first two races and a look ahead to the final leg, the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
Super Saver won the 136th Kentucky Derby, giving jockey Calvin Borel a record third victory in four years and trainer Todd Pletcher his first after 24 failures in the top U.S. thoroughbred race.
Jockey Calvin Borel, who won a record three Kentucky Derby races in four years, will be inducted today into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame.
Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was involved in a fight with another rider after the opening race of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships .
Lookin At Lucky’s win in the 135th Preakness Stakes extended thoroughbred racing’s wait for a Triple Crown winner to at least 33 years.
Trainer Todd Pletcher will look for his first victory at the Preakness Stakes with Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, the 5-2 favorite in the second leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, running from the eighth post position, was made the 5-2 favorite in the 135th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
The Belmont Stakes, the final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, won’t feature Lookin At Lucky and Super Saver, the Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Derby winners.
Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, who raced to a 20 1/4-length win in last year’s Kentucky Oaks, returns to Churchill Downs tomorrow as the 3-5 favorite in the $400,000 La Troienne Stakes.
"I will win a lot of other races with this horse."
- Calvin Borel on May 15, 2010