kids encyclopedia robot

Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Justify, the 13th winner, at the 2018 Preakness Stakes.

In the United States, the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, commonly known as the Triple Crown, is a title awarded to a three-year-old Thoroughbred horse who wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.

Secretariat holds the stakes record time for each of the three races. His time of 2:24 for 1+12 miles in the 1973 Belmont Stakes also set a world record that still stands.

Images for kids

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Triple Corona (hípica) para niños

Black History Month on Kiddle
Famous African-American Activists:
William L. Dawson
Claudette Colvin
W. E. B. Du Bois
Anna J. Cooper
kids search engine
Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.