Question: What Are The 3 Races In The Triple Crown?

According to cnn.com

The Kentucky Derby

Preakness Stakes

Belmont Stakes

What are the three races of the Triple Crown?

In the United States, the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, commonly known as the Triple Crown, is a title awarded to a three-year-old Thoroughbred horse who wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes. The three races were inaugurated in different years, the last being the Kentucky Derby in 1875.

Can there be a triple crown winner this year?

Triple Crown Winners

YearHorse
1977Seattle Slew
1978Affirmed
2015American Pharoah
2018Justify

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How many Triple Crowns did secretariat win?

Secretariat (March 30, 1970 – October 4, 1989) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who, in 1973, became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. His record-breaking victory in the Belmont Stakes, which he won by 31 lengths, is widely regarded as one of the greatest races of all time.

How long are the 3 Triple Crown races?

The Kentucky Derby is 1 1/4 mile or 10 Furlongs. The Preakness is slightly shorter than the Derby at 1 3/16 mile or 9.5 Furlongs. And the final leg, and longest race, is The Belmont Stakes at 1 1/2 miles.