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Race to Triple Crown: Full Archives

Race to Triple Crown: Full Archives

Catch all the excitement of the Triple Crown of horse racing on NBC

Jun 4, 2019

Belmont Features One of the Safest Racing Surfaces in US

Belmont Features One of the Safest Racing Surfaces in US

The home of the Belmont Stakes is laps ahead of other U.S. racetracks when it comes to keeping horses safe. Belmont Park and other tracks around the state of New York have had some of the fewest horse deaths in...

May 17, 2019

Horse Racing's Uncomfortable Truth: Horses Die

Horse Racing's Uncomfortable Truth: Horses Die

The 1,100-pound animals, taking 20-foot-plus strides, gallop on ankles which have been likened to glass. Suddenly, the entire sport of thoroughbred racing stands on fragile legs.

May 4, 2019

2019 Kentucky Derby: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

2019 Kentucky Derby: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby kicks off this year's Triple Crown of horse racing Saturday, May 4, on NBC. Coverage on Saturday begins at 11:30 a.m. PT and the race is set to start at 3:50 p.m.

Jun 11, 2018

Baffert Has Winning Day, 3 Times Over

Baffert Has Winning Day, 3 Times Over

Bob Baffert made himself right at home at Belmont Park again.

Jun 9, 2018

The 150th Belmont Stakes: Best Moments

Excited fans donned festive hats to watch Justify win the Belmont Stakes and...View gallery

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May 4, 2019

Meet Horse Racing's Only Spanish-Speaking Commentator

Meet Horse Racing's Only Spanish-Speaking Commentator

For the past five years, Luis Grandison has been the only full-time Spanish language horse race narrator in the U.S.

Jun 9, 2018

Justify Wins Belmont for Rare Triple Crown Sweep

Justify Wins Belmont for Rare Triple Crown Sweep

Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality. The late bloomer won the Belmont Stakes by 1¾ lengths on Saturday, giving the sport its 13th Triple Crown champion. American Pharoah

Jun 8, 2018

Belmont Trainer Prevents Woman From Choking at Mets Game

Belmont Trainer Prevents Woman From Choking at Mets Game

Forget the Belmont Stakes. It’s already been a remarkable week for trainer Dale Romans.

May 3, 2019

Jockeys Urge Changes to Weight Rules

Jockeys Urge Changes to Weight Rules

For more than 15 years, Tyler Baze did what he could to lose the three or so pounds that would allow him to ride racehorses: skip meals, run in sweat suits in the southern California heat and "flip," the...

Jun 8, 2018

Colt Named for Pats' Gronk Set for Belmont

Colt Named for Pats' Gronk Set for Belmont

It has nothing to do with Tom Brady.

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