When was the first nationally televised Kentucky Derby?
Trivia Question Answer
CBS first nationally televised the Kentucky Derby in 1952. Hill Gail ridden by Eddie Arcaro was the winner of the 1952 race.
What horse holds the record for the fastest time in the Belmont Stakes?
In 1973 Secretariat set the Belmont Stakes speed record with a time of 2:24.00. At that time Secretariat also set the record for the largest margin of victory with a win of 31 lengths. Secretariat was inducted into the National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame in 1974.
California Chrome has won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness and will be running in the Belmont Stakes on June 7, 2014 making it the latest contender for the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. How many horses have won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness that did not go on to win the Triple Crown?
* Horse came in second in the Belmont Stakes.
Three others won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness but did not go on to race in the Belmont Stakes. They are:
What horse holds the record for the fastest running of the Preakness Stakes?
What three races make up the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing?
When was the first Kentucky Derby run?
How many fillies have won the Kentucky Derby?
How many foreign-born horses have won the Kentucky Derby?