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Belmont Stakes: Tonalist Wins, No Triple Crown for California Chrome

The Belmont Stakes saw history making hopes dashed yet again on Saturday. Tonalist won the race, meaning California Chrome didn’t win that coveted Triple Crown. Tonalist was ridden by jockey Joel Rosario. Hopes ran exceedingly high prior to the race, in hopes that California Chrome would become the first horse in 36 years to win the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness …

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I’ll Have Another Has His Own Twitter Account

I’ll Have Another Has given people hope. Hope that for the first time since 1977 when Affirmed did it, he will win the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. The past 34 years have brought some close calls and in the last 15 years 7 horses have won the first two legs (The Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes) only to …

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Triple Crown Hopeful May Have Been Drugged

“I’ll Have Another” may be the first horse since “Affirmed” in 1978 to win the Triple Crown. But right now his trainer, Doug O’Neill, is in the middle of an ongoing controversy surrounding the use of performance enhancing drugs in the horse racing industry. O’Neill was suspended last week for for giving a horse performance enhancing drugs by the California …

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