The Triple Crown of horse racing consists of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. It traditionally starts on the First Saturday in May with the Kentucky Derby, then two weeks later with the Preakness Stakes followed by the Belmont Stakes three weeks after that.
California Chrome is the latest Triple Crown near-miss!
The Triple Crown of horse racing is considered the most elusive feat in horse racing, and perhaps in all of sports. The 11 Triple Crown Winners are listed below. California Chrome is the latest horse to win two legs of the Triple Crown.