The Triple Crown

147th Belmont Stakes Info

Seven horses stand between American Pharoah and history Saturday. Some of them, like Materiality and Tale of Verve, are familiar to those who have watched the Triple Crown process. Others, like the Todd Pletcher-trained Madefromlucky, are making their debut on this stage.

All have one goal: Stop American Pharoah from finally stopping a Triple Crown drought nearly spanning four decades.

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Date: Saturday, June 6

Post Time: 6:50 p.m. ET


Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra

Where it all started – THE PREAKNESS STAKES

preakness_logo 140th Running of The Preakness Stakes

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One Mile and Three Sixteenths

The Cadillac Three will headline the Preakness Kickoff Concert Series at Rams Head Live in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 9. The Cadillac Three is a high-energy trio who describe their sound as “country fuzz.” Composed of three Nashville natives, get more information about the band at

Preakness Post Position Draw May 13th

Starting post positions for the 140th Preakness® Stakes will be drawn Wednesday evening, May 13, 2015. Pimlico racing officials will use a pill pull, which employs a small numbered ball in a blind draw, to decide post positions for the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.

The Preakness is limited to 14 starters. Seventeen of the last 20 years have produced double-digit starters.