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Triple Crown Races Lead Grand Circuit

July 1, 2021:

A pair of Triple Crown races — the MGM Grand Messenger Stakes and the MGM Yonkers Trot — highlight this weekend's slate of Grand Circuit harness racing....read on

Sophomores Prep For Triple Crown

June 16, 2021:

The Triple Crown for pacers and trotters kicks off on June 25 when Yonkers Raceway will play host to eliminations (if necessary) for the $500,000 MGM Yonkers Trot and MGM Grand Messenger Pace....read on

Triple Crown A Triple Threat At M1

June 10, 2021:

All racetracks benefit from Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown as people head to the nearest venue to bet the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Many of those customers then make a day and night of it by remaining to bet the live card....read on

CHRB Looks To DQ Justify From '18 Win

August 27, 2020:

The California Horse Racing Board voted during closed session August 20 to proceed with a complaint seeking the disqualification of Justify from his victory in the 2018 Santa Anita Derby and the redistribution of that purse based on laboratory findings that his post-race sample tested positive for scopolamine....read on

Justify Becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

June 9, 2018:

With a breathtaking wire-to-wire tour de force under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, undefeated Justify became racing's 13th Triple Crown winner on Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park....read on

Zeron Reflects On Career Year

December 12, 2016:

The 2016 season was most definitely a career year for driver Scott Zeron, whose campaign included harness racing history and a handful of milestone moments....read on

Horse Racing Tops 2015 Sports Stories

December 27, 2015:

The Associated Press named American Pharoah’s historic Triple Crown sweep the “Sports Story of the Year” as determined by a vote of U.S. editors and news directors on Thursday, Dec. 24....read on

Williams Wins Award, Not ‘Pharoah’

December 14, 2015:

American Pharoah won Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown. He also won the Sports Illustrated web poll for the publication’s Sportsman of the Year Award. It was announced on Monday (Dec. 14) that the historical runner was not selected as the winner of the SI award....read on

American Pharoah Charms Racing

June 12, 2015:

This past weekend, American Pharoah captivated audiences from coast to coast as he won the Belmont Stakes and became thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown champion in 37 years. The historic sports moment is one that both die hard and casual horse racing fans alike will recall for years to come, including many of harness racing's participants....read on

Lizzi Captures Triple Crown Glory

June 8, 2015:

While American Pharoah hasn’t visited Yonkers Raceway -- yet -- Yonkers Raceway visited American Pharoah....read on

American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

June 6, 2015:

American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought by winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday afternoon and thus becoming thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978....read on

Cane Pace To Hambletonian Day

October 31, 2014:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the Cane Pace will find a new home in 2015. For the first time, the first leg of the pacing Triple Crown will head to the Meadowlands, as it will join the star-studded Hambletonian Day card on August 8, 2015....read on

Update On Hes Watching

August 26, 2014:

With trainer Dave Menary’s Triple Crown aspirations, Hes Watching has his work cut out for him in the upcoming stakes schedule....read on

California Chrome Denied Triple Crown

June 7, 2014:

The thoroughbred Triple Crown went unclaimed for a 36th year as Tonalist captured the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park by a head over Commissioner, with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome finishing in a dead-heat for fourth in the "Test of the Champion."...read on

TSN, WEG Ink Broadcast Deal

June 6, 2014:

On Friday, June 6, TSN announced a new multi-year deal with the Woodbine Entertainment Group that will see Canada’s Sports Leader broadcast every race from the Canadian Triple Crown series as well as the country's richest harness race, the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on


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