American Classic Races

American Classic Races

The American Classic Races consist of:

*1) Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky held annually on the first Saturday of May;

*2) Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland held annually in May on the Saturday two weeks after the Kentucky Derby;

*3) Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York held annually in June on the Saturday three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.

The three American Classic Races are collectively known as the U.S. Triple Crown. Only 11 horses have ever won all three races.

American Classic Race winners

ee also

* British Classic Races
* French Classic Races

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