Triple Crown Near Misses: Zev Gets a Kick in the Gut

    When Gallant Fox won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, horse racing historians began scrambling through old Daily Racing Forms to see who else had won the newly coined Triple Crown. They found that only one – Sir Barton – had taken all three races; poor Zev didn’t make the cut. Zev was the first horse to run in all three races of the Triple Crown and lose one – the beginning of dozens of agonizing “what-ifs” that… Read More »Triple Crown Near Misses: Zev Gets a Kick in the Gut