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.

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 02:10 PM CDT

Belmont Stakes Field Reduced to 8 Horses

Belmont Stakes Field Reduced to 8 Horses

Two horses withdrew from the Belmont Stakes, reducing the field of competitors to eight horses when American Pharoah runs for the Triple Crown on Saturday.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 12:35 AM CDT

American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

American Pharoah Gallops in Kentucky Ahead of Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness on Friday, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky — even as other Belmont contenders held...

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 12:25 PM CDT

Secretariat Jockey: American Pharoah Could "Be the One"

Secretariat Jockey: American Pharoah Could "Be the One"

Secretariat owner Penny Chenery and Affirmed jockey Steve Cauthen believe American Pharoah is that special horse capable of ending a 37-year Triple Crown drought. Ron Turcotte agrees.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 12:04 PM CDT

Who Could Spoil American Pharoah's Triple Crown Run

Who Could Spoil American Pharoah's Triple Crown Run

American Pharoah is Belmont-bound after splashing his way to a seven-length victory in the Preakness on Saturday. There is no shortage of challengers, including three from trainer Todd Pletcher.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:27 AM CDT

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

That was easy, wasn't it? Two weeks after struggling but winning the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah ignored thunder, lightning, rain and the opposition and splashed his way to a seven-length victory in...

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 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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