Triple Crown

Justify race horse
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm
The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby. Read more here.
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Jack Whitaker
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Mark Abrams
August 19, 2019 - 7:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported. The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in...
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War of Will
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 10:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-...
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Smarty Jones
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Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2019 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since his Triple Crown run 15 years ago, Smarty Jones is returning to Parx Racing in Bensalem. Labor Day doubles as Smarty Jones Day at Parx, and this Labor Day, Smarty will be there in the flesh. Since falling just short of the 2004 Triple Crown,...
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A baby horse born on a Chester County farm earlier this month has a lot of people betting on his bright future.
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John McDevitt
March 27, 2019 - 8:32 pm
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A baby horse born on a Chester County farm earlier this month has a lot of people betting on his bright future. There are about 80 adult Thoroughbreds and their offspring on the nearly 100-acre Walnut Green Farm in Kennett Square. But there is one colt born on...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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Crowds outside Parx Racing watching the end of the Belmont Stakes
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Andrew Kramer
June 09, 2018 - 10:39 pm
BENSALEM, Pa (KYW Newsradio) - Massive crowds showed up at Bensalem's Parx Racing Saturday during the Belmont Stakes. They got to place some bets, watch the race and ended up witnessing history. "Justify for sure," said Rich Duffy when asked who he bet on. "You got to want him to win. It's good for...
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