The Triple Crown 2013

The Triple Crown in the USA, is the shortened term for the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. It is constituted by three races run over a six week period from the beginning of May to the middle of June. The first leg is the Kentucky Derby, the second leg is the Preakness Stakes and the third and final leg is this race, the Belmont Stakes.

Triple Crown Winners

Below is a list of the winners of the Triple Crown. There have been eleven so far, the last being Affirmed in 1978. Secretariat who won in 1973, is probably the most famous of them all, see Belmont Stakes legends for more information.

Year Horse
 1978  AFFIRMED
 1977 SEATTLE SLEW
 1973 SECRETARIAT
 1948 CITATION
 1946 ASSAUT
 1943 COUNT FLEET
 1941 WHIRLAWAY
 1937 WAR ADMIRAL
 1935 OMAHA
 1930 GALLANT FOX
 1919 SIR BARTON

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