5 Horses Who Lost the Triple Crown | NBC Sports

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While Justify is the heavy favorite heading into the 2018 Belmont Stakes, the undefeated colt had a tight race in the Preakness Stakes and is facing a difficult field again this Saturday on NBC.

Winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes is no guarantee that the Belmont is a lock.

Belmont Stakes: What Time, Where To Watch and More

Here are the five most recent horses that won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes but came up short at Belmont Park.

California Chrome (2014): Finished fourth in Belmont

Big Brown (2008): Did not finish Belmont

Smarty Jones (2004): Finished second in Belmont

Funny Cide (2003): Finished third in Belmont

War Emblem (2002): Finished eighth in Belmont

What: 150th Belmont Stakes
When: June 9, 2018
Post time: 6:37 p.m ET
Where to watch: NBC, NBC Sports app