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June 17, 2020

The field is set for the Belmont Stakes, the first leg of the 2020 Triple Crown

Nick Roush 1:30pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20 Comments Disabled

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The 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes will be unlike any of its predecessors. For the first time the horse race at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY will serve as the first leg of the Triple Crown, thanks to the scheduling changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Typically the longest race of the three, the…

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May 27, 2020

REPORT: Bob Baffert’s Undefeated Kentucky Derby Contender Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 27, 2020 5/27/20

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One of horse racing’s top Triple Crown contenders has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance. According to The New York Times two horses trained by Bob Baffert, Charlatan and Gamine, tested positive for the banned substance lidocaine at Arkansas’ Oaklawn Park. Each horse won at the track May 2, including Charlatan’s dominant victory in…

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May 21, 2020

Throwback Thursday: It’s been 15 years since Afleet Alex’s Improbable Preakness Win

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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On this date in 2005, tragedy almost shook the horse racing world. Instead, one incredible horse defied all laws of physics and won the 130th Preakness Stakes. Two weeks after Giacomo stunned the horse racing world as a 50-1 winner of the Kentucky Derby, Afleet Alex was prepared to bounce back from a bad ride…

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May 16, 2020

Pimlico Green Lights October Race Date for 2020 Preakness Stakes

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The date has been set for the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore announced horse racing’s top three-year-olds will compete for the Black-eyed Susans on October 3. The move is great news for Triple Crown hopefuls. Instead of only two weeks between the first and second legs, horses will have…

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April 24, 2020

Churchill Downs will Host Virtual Race between all 13 Triple Crown Winners on Derby Day

Nick Roush 11:30am April 24, 2020 4/24/20

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One race will run on the first Saturday in May and it’s not the Kentucky Derby. The 146th running for the roses has been postponed to Sept. 5. In its place Churchill Downs will host a virtual race between all 13 Triple Crown Winners as a fundraiser for COVID-19 emergency relief efforts. They plan to…

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June 10, 2018

Today on KSR: Justify-ed

Kindsey Bernhard 10:00am June 10, 2018 6/10/18 Comments Disabled

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Justify Became the 13th Horse to Win the Triple Crown Unless you live under a rock, Justify won the Triple Crown on Saturday. He becomes the 2nd undefeated horse to win the Triple Crown. Bob Baffert is a wizard. American Pharoah ended a 37-year Triple Crown drought. Justify ended a 3-year drought. It’s a great…

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