Tag: 2019 Triple Crown

History always remembers the Belmont Stakes winner -- in 2018 Justify completes the Triple Crown (Image:NYRA)

2019 Belmont Stakes Preview: Early Look at Triple Crown’s Last Leg

Can public interest in next Saturday’s 2019 Belmont Stakes approach this year’s controversial Kentucky Derby or the competitive excellence of the Preakness Stakes? Probably not. However, a ding-dong stretch duel between probable favorites, hometown hero Tacitus and War of Will, the Preakness winner, and an exemplary undercard of lucrative stakes […]

Maximum Security with Luis Saez aboard crosses the Kentucky Derby finish line first but loses only to be de'd. (Image: AP)

Country House Joins Maximum Security in Bowing Out of Preakness Stakes

Country House, winner of the Kentucky Derby thanks to a controversial disqualification, is out of the Preakness Stakes. He joins Maximum Security, the disqualified horse, with both sets of connections electing not to run in the second leg of the Triple Crown on May 18, two Saturdays from now. The […]