Another Shot At The Triple Crown At The Belmont Stakes
The 147th Belmont Stakes are set to take place Saturday. Called “The Test of the Champion,” the high-pressure horse race is the final leg of the Triple Crown, coming after the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes.
All eyes are on American Pharoah, the horse that has a shot at becoming the 12th in history to sweep the three races. It would be the first sweep since the horse Affirmed did it in 1978.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Claire Novak of the trade magazine Blood-Horse for a look what’s expected at the race.
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