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How 11 Triple Crown Winners Spent Their Retirement Years

JOHN ANGELILLO/UPI/Landov The decision to scratch and retire I’ll Have Another with swelling in his left front leg on the day before the Belmont Stakes cost him a shot to become the 12th Triple Crown winner, but owner J. Paul Reddam still stands to make millions in stud fees. While the three-year-old colt would likely [...]

Sir Barton: How the First Triple Crown Winner Wound up in the Army

On Saturday, Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will try to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive with a win in the 136th Preakness Stakes. At some point in the coverage, an announcer will likely rattle off the names of all 11 horses who have completed the Triple Crown, including familiar names like Secretariat, Citation, and [...]

Sir Barton: The First Triple Crown Winner

On Saturday, Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will try to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive with a win in the 136th Preakness Stakes. At some point in the coverage, an announcer will likely rattle off the names of all 11 horses who have completed the Triple Crown, including familiar names like Secretariat, Citation, and [...]