There have been a total of 12 Triple Crown winners going back to the early 1900’s. This number is so low because it is so hard to gain this achievement. That is why becoming a Triple Crown winner is such a big deal.
Becoming a Triple Crown winner is just about the toughest thing to do in the entire world. This is similar to someone hitting the lottery three times in a row, or a team winning three championships in a row, or someone escaping death three times in a row.
All of the 12 Triple Crown winners had to train hard in order to win the spot they claim forever. They also had to prove themselves to the league of horse racing and also to fans all around the world. These winners also had to make sure they sealed the win. They did this by winning every single race without any question. All of the Triple Crown winners have this in common. They have all won by two miles or more. This means no other horse was around them at all. This is why this is so special and why drivers want this so badly.
Analysts say there will be more Triple Crown winners in the future. This is because both drivers and horses are becoming faster and stronger by the day. This may be to vitamins and legal steroids, but it is a reality that will only become more real. These winners have everything to gain and nothing to lose.