Historic Belmont Stakes Upsets

The Belmont Stakes is the oldest of the three Triple Crown races, and given its longevity the contest has seen its fair share of upsets, with the majority of those have come in roughly the last third of the race’s 154-year history. During the post-World War II era, 20 horses have come into the Belmont Stakes with Wins in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, … Continue reading Historic Belmont Stakes Upsets

Some Preakness Impressions

A few observations from the 2nd leg of the 2023 Triple Crown: Polarizing Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert made all the right moves in preparing his colt for the trip east to run in the Preakness Stakes. From equipment to the timing involved in shipping NATIONAL TREASURE from California to Baltimore, Baffert did not bungle his shot at Winning his record 8th Preakness. The addition of … Continue reading Some Preakness Impressions

Who Wins The Preakness ?

The $1.65 million Preakness Stakes is down to a field of seven. FIRST MISSION was scratched, which leaves Kentucky Derby Winner MAGE only six horses to beat, to pick up the second jewel in his Triple Crown bid. For the first time this century there will be only one horse from the Kentucky Derby to return in two weeks for the Preakness as MAGE will try … Continue reading Who Wins The Preakness ?