The Naming of the Triple Crown

9 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2015

Date Written: August 24, 2015


This paper reviews how the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes became known collectively as the Triple Crown.

Keywords: Horse Racing, Triple Crown, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes

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Liebman, Bennett, The Naming of the Triple Crown (August 24, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Bennett Liebman (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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