Definitions for triple crown
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an unofficial title held by a horse that wins the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes.
a usu. unofficial title held by someone who wins three major awards or championships in the same year.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness
(baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs
of a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness races
unofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in
The three-tiered tiara formerly worn by Popes.
An award representing victory in three events, especially in horse-racing.
The feat of leading one's league in three key statistical categoriesu2014batting average, home runs, and RBI for hitters; wins, strikeouts, and ERA for pitchers
The three grandest or oldest open championships of the year
The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes
The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the 2,000 Guineas Stakes, Derby Stakes (aka "Epsom Derby"), and St. Leger Stakes
The three greatest thoroughbred races of the year restricted to three-year-olds: the Queen's Plate, Prince of Wales Stakes, and Breeders' Stakes
Victory by one of the Home Nations u2014 England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales u2014 over the other three in the annual Six Nations Championship.
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