The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby.

May 16, 2014

California Chrome Ready for Anything in Preakness

California Chrome Ready for Anything in Preakness

No matter what scenario he's thrust into, California Chrome usually finds a way to make the adjustment. Sloppy track? No problem. Slow pace? Got it covered. Fast pace? Piece of cake. The Kentucky Derby winner...

May 17, 2014

Jockey Hurt in Santa Anita Race Accident

Jockey Hurt in Santa Anita Race Accident

Jockey Rafael Bejarano has been hospitalized after being stepped on by a trailing horse when his mount broke down in a race at Santa Anita. Joe Ferrer, the 32-year-old rider's agent, says Bejarano broke...

May 17, 2014

California Chrome Runs With Bulls-Eye in Preakness

California Chrome Runs With Bulls-Eye in Preakness

After California Chrome's win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the California colt will be running in the Preakness with a bullseye on his back. Trainer Art Sherman is hoping that California Chrome...

May 17, 2014

Social Inclusion Arrives for Preakness

Social Inclusion Arrives for Preakness

Social Inclusion has arrived at Pimlico Race Course in preparation to take on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome in the Preakness. Social Inclusion finished third in the Wood Memorial in his most...

May 17, 2014

Derby Winner California Chrome Back in Action

Derby Winner California Chrome Back in Action

California Chrome returned to the track on Wednesday for the first time since winning the Kentucky Derby last weekend. The chestnut colt jogged one mile at Churchill Downs on Wednesday under exercise rider...

May 17, 2014

Filly Ria Antonia Might Run Against Males in Preakness Stakes

Filly Ria Antonia Might Run Against Males in Preakness Stakes

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Ria Antonia is a possibility to run against male horses in the Preakness Stakes. If she is sent to Pimlico to run in the middle leg of the Triple Crown on May 17,...

May 17, 2014

Derby Champ California Chrome Faces Lighter Load

Derby Champ California Chrome Faces Lighter Load

Before his workload and the scrutiny become heavier next week, California Chrome will enjoy a few light days. The Kentucky Derby champion looked fresh following his 1¾-length victory at Churchill Downs...

May 4, 2014

Wicked Strong Fans Give Churchill a Fenway Feel

Wicked Strong Fans Give Churchill a Fenway Feel

The last time a horse meant this much for Boston, the jockey was Paul Revere. Fans of Wicked Strong put their money behind the colt named in honor of the Boston Marathon bombing victims, making him the...

May 3, 2014

Trainer Art Sherman Becomes Oldest Derby Winner

Trainer Art Sherman Becomes Oldest Derby Winner

Success at the Kentucky Derby may not change Art Sherman. It just took his entire career at the racetrack to find it. The 77-year-old became the Kentucky Derby's oldest winning trainer on Saturday thanks to his...

Mar 26, 2015

California Chrome Wins 2014 Kentucky Derby

California Chrome Wins 2014 Kentucky Derby

California Chrome pulled away down the stretch for a dominant win at the 140th Kentucky Derby. Taking charge at the top of the lane, California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza make a decisive move...

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