Saturday, May 5, 2012

Triple crown

  • Let the 2012 Triple Crown talk begin. Now that 'Ill Have Another' has won the 2012 Kentucky Derby, the talk has already begun about a possible Triple Crown winner.
  • (Examiner)
  •, in conjunction with M1 Powersports and the Big Kahuna Triple Crown Nationals, are giving away a brand-new 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R supersport motorcycle, valued at $12,500, to one lucky winner.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • A horse few believed in. A jockey with little big-time experience. A very accomplished trainer who had never won a Triple Crown race.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Smiths first Triple Crown race ended with a 14th-place finish. The boy ran him good, the 67-year-old said while coming off the track. We tried to go, the field just didnt back up none. Track was fast, hard. Speed held up.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • The tantalising possibility of a "serious" horse going for British racing's Triple Crown emerged with Camelot's victory in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket yesterday.
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  • The chestnut colt covered the 1 1/4 miles in 2:01.83. Ill Have Another now becomes the only horse with a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, a drought approaching 34 years.
  • (Tri-City Herald)
  • ARLINGTON, Texas -- There have been plenty of instances when hitters have flirted with a Triple Crown since the last time somebody actually accomplished the feat (in 1967, when Carl Yastrzemski led the American League in batting average, home runs and RBIs).
  • (ESPN)
  • There will be a local connection once again in this years 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. Windsor native Paul Reddam is owner of one of the top contenders to win Saturdays Run for the Roses, the first leg of thoroughbred racings Triple Crown.
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  • If all goes well, it's then on to the Belmont Stakes in search of the elusive Triple Crown of horse racing. (The last horse to win all three races was Affirmed in 1978, making for quite a drought.
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  • Carrie Stroup here with a quickie on the odds of a horse winning the Triple Crown in 2012. Those odds at Sportsbook were 7/1 coming into the Kentucky Derby.
  • (Gambling 911)

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