Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah

Triple Crown stars still riding high 2 weeks after Belmont

The party’s still on for the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years — and the owner, trainer and jockey. Since American Pharoah completed his sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, the […]

06/21/2015

Bob Baffert with American Pharoah

Trainer Bob Baffert talks with Fred Roggin about the electricity in the air at the Kentucky Derby

Hall of Fame horse trainer Bob Baffert joined The Fred Roggin Show on the heels of a great victory for American Pharoah. Bob explains why it’s so difficult to win the Triple Crown. He shares memories […]

06/09/2015

Victor Espinoza

Triple Crown winner burned up last quarter-mile in Belmont

24.32 seconds. With a final quarter-mile dash to the finish even faster than Secretariat, American Pharoah ran into Triple Crown history with a dazzling display of speed and endurance in the Belmont Stakes. Triple Crown […]

06/08/2015

American Pharoah

American Pharoah crosses finish line 1st at Belmont in bid to end 37-year Triple Crown drought

At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over. American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 ½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep […]

06/06/2015

Jockey Victor Espinoza, celebrates aboard American Pharoah

Triple Crown should remain toughest feat in sports

Imagine Usain Bolt having to beat a bunch of well-rested runners in every heat to capture an Olympic gold medal. Or Serena Williams competing in the French Open final against a rival who didn’t bother […]

06/05/2015

American Pharoah, gets a kiss from his owner, Ahmed Zayat

5 things to know for the 147th Belmont Stakes

The Triple Crown trail ends with the Belmont Stakes, and it’s finished in heartbreak for 13 horses whose Triple tries were foiled since 1979. That year Spectacular Bid stepped on a safety pin in his […]

06/05/2015

American Pharoah Horse Racing

American Pharoah arrives in New York for Triple Crown try

American Pharoah arrived in New York on Tuesday 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. NOTE: Listen to […]

06/02/2015