Meaning of Triple Crown

Tri'ple Crown'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an unofficial title held by a horse that wins the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes.
  2. a usually unofficial title held by someone who wins three major awards or championships in the same year.
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