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Triple Crown 2008

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Big Brown jockey: Don't blame me (6/15)
Dutrow would let Desormeaux ride again (6/11)
Big Brown trainer pins blame on jockey (6/10)
Brown has plenty left to foal around (6/9)
Big Brown question mark (6/9)
No answers from Big Brown's camp (6/8)
Another year, another flop (6/8)
Announcer Durkin is living his dream (6/8)
Desormeaux 'numb' after defeat (6/8)
Big Brown comes in last at Belmont (6/8)
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Triple Crown nominees

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Road to the Roses Fantasy Challenge 2008

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Countdown to the Crown - from HorsePlayer Magazine

Cindy Pierson Dulay's Triple Crown page - with links to all the Triple Crown preview sites

Handicappers Edge - Free daily reports from BRIS on the Triple Crown and other races

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2008 Triple Crown preview - from the Louisville Courier-Journal

Triple Crown Mania - from Blood-Horse

Triple Crown coverage - from Daily Racing Form

Road to the Triple Crown - from Thoroughbred Times

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Familiar role for Zito horse (6/7)
Big Brown's Triple Crown bid over (6/7)
Big Brown photos (6/7)
Belmont Stakes photos (6/7)
Big Brown comes in last at Belmont, spoiling Triple Crown bid (6/7)
Race day down to tale of 2 hooves (6/7)
Time to bring home the Triple Crown (6/7)
Can Big Brown deliver? (6/7)
Casino Drive's bad turn (6/6)
Big Brown racing with history (6/6)
Big Brown: Not a gods-on favorite (6/6)
Hoof, weather only issues for Big Brown (6/6)
Big Brown's trainer admires the competition (6/6)
Veterinarians not concerned with Big Brown's hoof crack (6/6)
Casino Drive spoiling for Belmont upset (6/5)
In position for 3rd jewel (6/5)
Big Brown draws rail for Saturday's Belmont (6/5)
Neil Milbert's Belmont Stakes analysis (6/5)
Big Brown draws rail for Belmont Stakes (6/4)
Big Brown's hoof not a concern entering Belmont (6/4)
Big Brown: Just a good horse? (6/4)
Breeding distaste (6/4)
Clean bill of health for Big Brown (6/4)
Real world beater (6/3)
A N.Y. minute by Big Brown (6/3)
Better for the game if Big Brown loses? (6/3)
Big Brown means big business to owners (6/3)
Big Brown getting patched up before Belmont (6/2)
Big Brown: Foal to fairest of all (6/1)
Trainer: Denis of Cork has right style to be a spoiler (6/1)
They can pop the cork if he pulls this upset (6/1)
The grueling Belmont foiling Triple Crown bids part of its history (6/1)
Louisiana bush tracks jump-started Desormeaux's career (5/31)
Denis of Cork worth scoping out to fill exacta (5/30)
Dutrow: Big Brown's Triple Crown a 'foregone conclusion' (5/29)
Big Brown still being fitted for Crown (5/27)
Key move for Denis of Cork at Churchill (5/26)
Big Brown's hoof injury not seen threatening to Belmont (5/26)
Denis of Cork preps for the Belmont (5/19)
Trainer invokes name of Secretariat (5/18)
One race at a time, but..... (5/18)
To Desormeaux's son, colt should be family (5/18)
One more crown for Big Brown (5/18)
Trainer's not about to stop calling the shots now (5/18)
Big Brown cruises to another easy victory in Preakness (5/17)
Stud deal finalized for Big Brown (5/17)
Big Brown cruises to another easy victory in Preakness (5/17)
Chance of showers in forecast for Preakness (5/17)
Prized mount adds luster to Desormeaux's revival as jockey (5/16)
Behindatthebar scratched from Preakness (5/16)
Where to look for some green after Big Brown pulls away (5/16)
Big day ahead for Big Brown (5/16)
Racing can't run from high-profile deaths (5/16)
Imperfect trainer for a near-perfect horse (5/16)
Eight Belles had no diseases, bone abnormalities (5/16)
Big Brown sports new shoes for Preakness (5/16)
Favored Big Brown draws No. 7 post (5/15)
Big Brown Preakness bettors to get small odds (5/14)
Neil Milbert's Preakness Stakes analysis (5/14)
Pimlico awaits Big Brown's arrival for Preakness (5/14)
Preakness' new blood (5/13)
Don't hand Big Brown Preakness trophy quite yet (5/13)
Harlem Rocker takes pass on Preakness (5/12)
Big Brown revels in racing spotlight (5/11)
Recapturetheglory out due to fever (5/10)
Recapturetheglory out of Preakness (5/10)
Recapturetheglory has a fever (5/10)
Preakness field appears to be growing (5/9)
Big Brown's trainer bullish on chances for Triple Crown (5/9)
Golden Spikes inherits lead role (5/8)
Illinois Derby winner in Preakness (5/8)
Recapturetheglory headed to Preakness (5/7)
Trainer: Eight Belles not on drugs (5/7)
Jockey Gabriel Saez not talking about Eight Belles (5/6)
Eight Belles' last run (5/6)
Lo Duca could pull double duty on Preakness Day (5/5)
Eight Belles' trainer defends jockey (5/5)
Baked please! (5/5)
Big Brown generating Triple Crown buzz (5/5)
Derby day at the OTB (5/4)
Trainer says Denis of Cork gave 'big race' as expected (5/4)
Big Brown wins Derby; filly Eight Belles euthanized (5/4)
Brown wins Derby; Belles euthanized (5/4)
Desormeaux in elite class: 8th jockey to win 3 Derbys (5/4)
Eight Belles' breakdown turns trainer Jones somber (5/4)
Valiant run ends in sadness for filly (5/4)
Bid for Derby party record fails (5/4)
Could Big Brown win Triple Crown? (5/3)
Favorite Big Brown wins Kentucky Derby (5/3)
Second-place horse Eight Belles euthanized (5/3)
Southland OTBs prepare for Kentucky Derby (5/3)
Spotlight outside winner's circle (5/3)
Eight Belles out to ring up another ladies' day (5/3)
What's in a name? Lots for Derby horses (5/3)
Big Brown gets chance to prove he's big-time colt (5/3)
Proud Spell pulls away late in Kentucky Oaks (5/3)
Fond hopes, bitter memories for Michael Matz (5/2)
Proud Spell runs away with Kentucky Oaks (5/2)
Will Derby end happily for Tale of Ekati? (5/2)
Kristufek: This Derby is a three-horse race (5/2)
Time to look beneath the surface (5/2)
Roussel sticking with Baird aboard Recapturetheglory (5/2)
There's optimism in the Air (5/2)
Stevens backs Big Brown post choice (5/2)
People are confident Big Brown will deliver (5/2)
A number of reasons to frown on Big Brown (5/2)
Indian Charlie's 2008 Special Kentucky Oaks & Derby edition (5/2)
Big Brown looking good so far (5/1)
10 great places to watch Thoroughbreds thunder by (5/1)
My tune has changed......a little (5/1)
Big Brown more than outside shot at Derby (5/1)
Favorite will break from No. 20 post (5/1)
Big Brown will try to win Kentucky Derby from post 20 (4/30)
Oaks favorite to run as Derby long shot (4/30)
Local jockey gets first shot at Kentucky Derby (4/30)
Neil Milbert's Kentucky Derby analysis (4/30)
Louie and Ronnie return to Derby after 20-year absence (4/30)
Baird's goal: Capture glory (4/30)
Irish eyes are smiling for Denis of Cork (4/30)
Illinois Derby winner keeps owner upbeat (4/29)
Denis of Cork moves into field (4/29)
Roussel gets second Derby chance 20 years later (4/29)
At Kentucky Derby, dirt still rules (4/28)
Roussel relishing another Derby opportunity with Recapturetheglory (4/28)
Behindatthebar skips; Denis of Cork in (4/28)
Denis of Cork works in :48 at Churchill (4/28)
Unbridled passion (4/28)
De Merics rooting for Recapturetheglory (4/27)
A rivalry unmatched (4/27)
Owner rejects deal to get into Derby (4/25)
Recapturetheglory works 5 furlongs (4/25)
Derby jockey profile: E.T. Baird (4/22)
The Third Friday in April (4/21)
War Pass to miss Kentucky Derby with leg injury (4/20)
Tomcito must earn Kentucky Derby start (4/18)
Recapturetheglory Works at Churchill (4/17)
Roussel looks on as Recapturetheglory gets feel for Churchill Downs track (4/15)
Blue Grass, Arkansas Derby will test contenders (4/12)
Pletcher entries run 1-2 in Bluegrass (4/12)
Breeder revels in Recapturetheglory's success (4/11)
Illinois Derby "Carousel" - commentary (4/11)
Barbaro's trainer on Kentucky Derby trail again (4/11)
Suitable name for Roussel's Derby contender (4/10)
Denis of Cork's owner: My bad (4/9)
Baird now has plans for Derby Day (4/9)
Pyro on fast track to Derby (4/9)
Denis of Cork is still Derby-bound (4/8)
Tulsa owners awaiting Derby status (4/8)
Next stop for 3-year-olds: Blue Grass, Arkansas Derby (4/7)
Illinois Derby victor aptly named by Roussel (4/6)
Glorious day at Hawthorne (4/6)
Long shot punches ticket to Churchill (4/6)
Recapturetheglory captures likely shot at glory – and roses (4/6)
New Orleans horse wins Illinois Derby (4/5)
Favorite's fade puts his spot in Kentucky Derby in doubt (4/5)
Colonel John's success mounts (4/5)
Roussel 'recaptures the glory' in Illinois Derby (4/5)
Recapturetheglory shocks Illinois Derby (4/5)
Recapturetheglory leads every step (4/5)
Recapturetheglory convincing winner of Illinois Derby (4/5)
Recapturetheglory romps to upset win in Illinois Derby (4/5)
Golden Spikes going for the Downs (4/5)
Track Bandit's Illinois Derby preview (4/4)
Denis of Cork reminds of Curlin headed into Illinois Derby (4/4)
Avoid Big Brown in Pool 3 of Derby Future (4/4)
Derby chances go local (4/4)
In the majors once again (4/4)
Big stakes at Hawthorne for Denis of Cork (4/4)
Illinois Derby scouting report (4/4)
Field set for 51st running of Illinois Derby (4/3)
Local horsemen set for Illinois Derby (4/3)
Denis of Cork favored to punch Derby ticket (4/3)
Facts and information: The 51st Illinois Derby (4/3)
Atoned Real Appeal of Illinois Derby (4/3)
NBC airs Derby preps (4/3)
Wolfson softens stance, ships Golden Spikes (4/2)
Illinois Derby: Denis of Cork faces six (4/2)
Meet the Illinois Derby contenders (4/2)
Recapturetheglory another late Triple Crown nominee (4/2)
Denis of Cork has to reassert himself (4/1)
Denis will try to uncork late run in Illinois Derby (4/1)
Denis of Cork tops field of seven in Illinois Derby (3/31)
Calculated path leads Denis of Cork to Illinois Derby (3/31)
Denis of Cork headlines 51st Illinois Derby (3/31)
Wood Memorial is do or die for War Pass (3/31)
Florida Derby all about money (3/29)
Illinois Derby cast taking shape (3/28)
Race options discussed for Denis of Cork (3/26)
Final nominations enhance 51st Illinois Derby (3/26)
Historic Florida Derby attracts a large field (3/24)
Big Brown next up after Adriano (3/24)
Fracture knocks Sierra Sunset from Triple Crown (3/20)
Illinois Derby a second option for Visionaire (3/14)
Golden Spikes headed to Illinois Derby (3/13)
Blackberry Road targets Ill. Derby (3/11)
Blackberry Road to aim for Illinois Derby (3/10)
Three preps will thin Traffic on Road to the Roses (3/10)
Where there is smoke, there is Pyro (3/10)
Zito pair look like Derby contenders (2/25)
Sebastian getting to ‘dictate’ terms (2/23)
Sebastian County starting year in sprint (2/21)
Instill, Wainright forging ahead (2/15)
Early nominations strong for Illinois Derby (2/12)
Asmussen's Pyro may offer encore to Curlin in 2008 Triple Crown (2/11)
Triple Crown has 448 nominees (2/3)
The Kentucky Derby trail begins (1/21)


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