Updated: May 17, 2014, 7:48 PM ET
Associated Press

Triple Crown Near Misses

By The Associated Press

Horses that have won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, but failed to win the Belmont Stakes, with distance behind Belmont winner:

2012 -- I'll Have Another (scratched).

2008 -- Big Brown (9th, eased, Da' Tara).

2004 -- Smarty Jones (2nd, 1, Birdstone).

2003 -- Funny Cide (3rd, 5, Empire Maker).

2002 -- War Emblem (8th, 19½, Sarava).

1999 -- Charismatic (3rd, 1½, Lemon Drop Kid).

1998 -- Real Quiet (2nd, nose, Victory Gallop).

1997 -- Silver Charm (2nd, 3/4, Touch Gold).

1989 -- Sunday Silence (2nd, 8, Easy Goer).

1987 -- Alysheba (4th, 14 1/4, Bet Twice).

1981 -- Pleasant Colony (3rd, 1½, Summing).

1979 -- Spectacular Bid (3rd, 3 1/4, Coastal).

1971 -- Canonero II (4th, 4 1/4, Pass Catcher).

1969 -- Majestic Prince (2nd, 5½, Arts And Letters).

1968 -- Forward Pass (2nd, 1½, Stage Door Johnny).

1966 -- Kauai King (4th, 7½, Amberoid).

1964 -- Northern Dancer (3rd, 6, Quadrangle).

1961 -- Carry Back (7th, 14 3/4, Sherluck).

1958 -- Tim Tam (2nd, 6, Cavan).

1944 -- Pensive (2nd,½, Bounding Home).

1936 -- Bold Venture (scratched).

1932 -- Burgoo King (scratched).


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