Street Sense

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Street Sense Captures Travers

Derby winner adds 'Midsummer Derby' to trophy case

(Newser) - Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense triumphed in the "Midsummer Derby" today at Saratoga, holding off longshot Grasshopper to capture the $1 million Travers Stakes by a half-length. The superstar 3-year-old, under regular rider Calvin Borel, paid $2.70 to win after the crowd at the sweltering Spa sent him... More »

Preakness Top 3 Head for Record at Belmont

Could be first 3 year olds to take all 3 races

(Newser) - As Preakness winner Curlin and his trainer, Steve Asmussen, enjoyed a rare day-after rest today, thoughts turned to Belmont, and the possibility that the trio of 3 year olds that took the top honors at both the Preakness and the Derby—Curlin, Street Sense and Hard Spun—may be rematched... More »

Curlin Foils Street Sense

Upset ends Triple Crown pursuit by a nose

(Newser) - Curlin won the Preakness by a nose today in Baltimore, upsetting favored Street Sense and ending the Kentucky Derby champion's chances of capturing the first Triple Crown since 1978. Street Sense rallied to the lead in the stretch, but Curlin found another gear and slipped past in the final strides... More »

Street Sense Wins Derby

Favorite finishes in 2:02

(Newser) - Street Sense surged from 19th in a field of 20 to win today's 133rd Kentucky Derby, returning $11.80 as the tepid favorite and ending two long-standing jinxes. The dark bay colt was the first-ever Breeder's Cup Juvenile winner and the first 2-year-old champion since Spectacular Bid in 1979 to... More »

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