Triple Crown winner

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, center, with jockey Victor Espinoza up, leads the field into the first turn during the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

American Pharoah to race again in Breeders’ Cup Classic

A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic and a chance for a magical career-ending race. After a tough loss in […]


American Pharoah stops for photos as he cools down at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday morning, Aug. 28, 2015. American Pharoah is scheduled to run in Saturday's Travers Stakes horse race.

Triple Crown winner gallops before thousands at ‘Pharatoga’

With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers […]


Jockey Victor Espinoza, celebrates aboard American Pharoah

Triple Crown winner ‘looks great’ before trip to Saratoga

Bob Baffert says American Pharoah “looks great” two days before the Triple Crown winner is scheduled to leave California for Saratoga Race Course and run in Saturday’s Travers Stakes. The trainer spoke Monday from Del […]



Bob Baffert on American Pharoah: “He knows he’s the man, when he runs he likes to dominate”

The Beast 980’s Ted Sobel sat down with American Pharoah’s trainer Bob Baffert Sunday morning to talk about the full experience of winning the Triple Crown and what’s next for his special horse. LISTEN TO THE […]


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 […]


Ted Sobel, American Pharoah

We feed on LA sports, and share it with the athletes!

The Beast 980 reporter Ted Sobel visited with a local sports celebrity — American Pharoah! Ted fed carrots to the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, and nibbled on a few himself, proving that […]


American Pharoah, Bob Baffert

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah jogs at Churchill Downs

American Pharoah looked strong and fresh in his first exercise as a Triple Crown champion before meeting a veterinarian who has seen six of his brethren. After several days of walking around Hall of Fame […]


Ron Turcotte

Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte talks about American Pharoah’s future

The Beast 980 reporter Ted Sobel talked with Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, who is recovering from a recent auto accident and who won the Triple Crown on Secretariat in 1973, about what could be next […]


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 […]


Victor Espinoza

Victor Espinoza will donate his Triple Crown winnings to City of Hope and his church

The Beast 980 “Super” Reporter Ted Sobel was in New York for the Belmont Stakes. He interviewed American Pharoah’s winning jockey Victor Espinoza after the race and asked what it means to him to be a […]