Triple Crown Failures (05/28/15)

By John Ewing Director of Research and Analytics @johnewing
There have been 12 horses that have failed to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

Take a trip down memory lane and watch each runner suffer defeat in the Belmont in their attempt at horse racing immortality.

For full analysis of the 2015 Belmont Stakes, including American Pharoah's chances to win the Triple Crown, visit Predicteform.com.

Year Horse Odds Finish Winner Odds
1979 Spectacular Bid 3-10 3 Coastal 9-2
1981 Pleasant Colony 4-5 3 Summing 8-1
1987 Alysheba 4-5 4 Bet Twice 8-1
1989 Sunday Silence 9-10 2 Easy Goer 3-2
1997 Silver Charm Even 2 Touch Gold 5-2
1998 Real Quiet 4-5 2 Victory Gallop 9-2
2002 War Emblem 6-5 8 Sarva 70-1
2003 Funny Cide Even 3 Empire Maker 2-1
2004 Smarty Jones 3-10 2 Birdstone 36-1
2008 Big Brown 3-10 Eased Da'Tara 38-1
2012 I'll Have Another 4-5 (ML) Scratched Union Rags 6-1
2014 California Chrome 3-5 4 Tonalist 8-1


1979 Belmont - Spectacular Bid



1981 Belmont - Pleasant Colony



1987 Belmont - Alysheba



1989 Belmont - Sunday Silence



1997 Belmont - Silve Charm



1998 Belmont - Real Quiet



2002 Belmont - War Emblem



2003 Belmont - Funny Cide



2004 Belmont - Smarty Jones



2008 Belmont - Big Brown



2012 Belmont - I'll Have Another



2014 Belmont - California Chrome




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