Race to Triple Crown Glory

Race to Triple Crown Glory

American Pharoah, who thundered to victory at Belmont, is the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 09:52 AM CDT

Triple Crown Preview: American Pharoah Races Towards History

Triple Crown Preview: American Pharoah Races Towards History

American Pharaoh will be the 14th horse in almost 40 years with a chance to win horse racing's Triple Crown.

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 09:47 AM CDT

Triple Crown Try: What Could Stand in American Pharoah's Way

Triple Crown Try: What Could Stand in American Pharoah's Way

American Pharoah is the early favorite to win the Triple Crown, but he has some challenges to overcome.

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 01:22 PM CDT

Pharoah Horse Assistant Vying for Triple Crown

Pharoah Horse Assistant Vying for Triple Crown

Barnes has handles numerous media responsibilities around American Pharoah's bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 12:17 PM CDT

American Pharoah's Owner Gets Suit Over Gambling Debts Tossed

American Pharoah's Owner Gets Suit Over Gambling Debts Tossed

A judge threw out a lawsuit over $1.65 million in gambling debts against the owner of racehorse American Pharoah Thursday, clearing the issue days before the horse attempts to claim the first Triple Crown in 37...

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 04:58 PM CDT

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

How to get your best game on for the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes airing live on NBC on June 6.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 at 11:01 AM CDT

American Pharoah First Look at Belmont Park

American Pharoah First Look at Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah has gotten his first look at Belmont Park, jogging the mile-and-a-half around the huge oval with ease.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 at 09:52 AM CDT

American Pharoah Owner Named Defendant in Libel Suit

American Pharoah Owner Named Defendant in Libel Suit

The owner of Triple Crown contender American Pharoah is facing more legal troubles. Ahmed Zayat has been sued for libel based on comments he made recently regarding another lawsuit over gambling debts.

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 04:03 PM CDT

Belmont: 5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Belmont:  5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

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

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 at 04:39 PM CDT

American Pharoah Arrives in New York

American Pharoah Arrives in New York

American Pharoah has arrived in New York to begin final preparations for this weekend's Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 03:43 PM CDT

American Pharoah Works Out in Morning Showers at Churchill Downs

American Pharoah Works Out in Morning Showers at Churchill Downs

American Pharoah, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, looked fresh and "in perfect shape" during his final workout before the Belmont Stakes and his shot at the Triple Crown.

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