Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 07:01 PM CDT

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

There could come a time in the next few years when the Preakness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 06:09 PM CDT

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 04:45 PM CDT

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn't look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip about 30 times to urge him on in the stretch.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 02:42 PM CDT

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Javier Castellano would never have been a jockey if his father had had his way. Abel Castellano rode horses for almost 30 years in Maracaibo, Venezuela, broke ribs and a shoulder and knew how tough a job it was....

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 03:01 PM CDT

Preakness: 5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Preakness:  5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Ready for the Preakness Stakes on NBC? Here are five movies about horse racing sure to put you in the mood for Saturday's gallop to the winner's circle.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 12:51 PM CDT

Preakness: Easy for Derby Champ American Pharoah?

Preakness: Easy for Derby Champ American Pharoah?

Now comes the easy part for American Pharoah — the Preakness Stakes.

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