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Another ordinary Triple Crown

Updated: June 8, 2013, 11:44 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

As another Triple Crown season ended Saturday with the 145th edition of the $1 million Belmont Stakes, and the victorious 13-1 shot Palace Malice drew clear of Preakness winner Oxbow in the stretch, it brought down the curtain on a series that will be remembered as a five-week period for the ages -- though not for the reason that matters most.

It was basically the age of the winning connections, not the accomplishments of the horses, that stood out during the course of a Kentucky ...

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