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Weekend Sports
The second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown and NASCAR's All-Star event highlight the upcoming sports calendar. Here's what to watch this weekend:
What Awesome Prizes Do Horses Get for Winning the Triple Crown?
With a win at Belmont Park on Saturday, I’ll Have Another would have become the 12th horse to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown by virtue of consecutive victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Unfortunately, the horse has been scratched with a leg injury.
So, besides f…
NYRA Plans Theme Days at Saratoga Race Course
July 22nd begins the 143rd year of thoroughbred horse racing at the Saratoga Race Course.  For some people instead of just six days a week and 40 days of racing, its all about the giveaways.  This year will be no different but NYRA has added some theme days.
No Triple Crown In 2011
Affirmed was the last horse to sweep the Kentucky Derby, The Preakness, and The Belmont in 1978.  With the 2nd race of the Triple Crown run on Saturday, Shackleford wins The Preakness by less than 3/4 of a length and spoils the Triple Crown attempt by Derby winner Animal Kin…