animal kingdom

Ruler On Ice Wins The Belmont Stakes
The upsets continued on the track as the 24-1 long shot, Ruler on Ice, won the 143rd Belmont Stakes. 20-1 Stay Thirsty and 15-1 Brilliant Speed round out the podium in a very strange season of the Triple Crown.
No Triple Crown In 2011
Affirmed was the last horse to sweep the Kentucky Derby, The Preakness, and The Belmont in 1978.  With the 2nd race of the Triple Crown run on Saturday, Shackleford wins The Preakness by less than 3/4 of a length and spoils the Triple Crown attempt by Derby winner Animal Kin…