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American Pharoah gets a bath

Yay or neigh: Would a Triple Crown help or hurt racing?

Will the long, long wait finally end in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday? If it does, and American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, it may not be enough to help […]

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

Trainer Bob Baffert and his son Bode watch as Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah is bathed after a workout at Belmont Park, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah will try for a Triple Crown when he runs in Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

American Pharaoh’s trainer Bob Baffert wants a Triple Crown

Bob Baffert is a Hall of Fame race horse trainer based out of Santa Anita Park and he joined Fred Roggin just two days before his American Pharoah looks to win the first Triple Crown […]

06/04/2015

American Pharoah

Distance, rivals challenge American Pharoah’s Triple try

All that separates American Pharoah from ending the longest drought in horse racing history — 37 years without a Triple Crown winner — is 1½ miles and seven rivals determined to make him earn a […]

06/04/2015