Infographic: Challenge of the Triple Crown
June, 8, 2012
By InfographicWorld.com | ESPN.com
AP Photo/Peter MorganMany horses and riders have taken to Belmont Park with Triple Crown hopes. Few have won it.The news shocked the sports world Friday. Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I'll Have Another will not race at the Belmont, forgoing a chance at the elusive Triple Crown.
How elusive is it? Only 11 horses have won the three-legged race, none since 1978. In this detailed illustration for Playbook, InfographicWorld.com goes deep inside the history of this challenging prize, a history that will go unaltered for at least one more year.
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