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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 [...]

Quiz: Horses That Almost Won the Triple Crown

Since Affirmed completed the Triple Crown in 1978, 12 horses have won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The first 11 failed to win the Belmont. I’ll Have Another will attempt to break that streak on June 9th. If you’re looking for a horse racing wager before the Belmont, challenge a friend to see who [...]