- American Pharoah works out in morning showers at Churchill Updated: Jun-01-15 3:21 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - American Pharoah let morning showers roll right off him at Churchill Downs in his final workout before the Belmont Stakes and his shot at the Triple Crown.
- Jockey Victor Espinoza taking 3rd aim at Triple Crown win Updated: Jun-01-15 1:05 pm
ARCADIA, California - Victor Espinoza is oozing confidence a year after his hopes of riding a Triple Crown winner were dashed in the Belmont Stakes.
- Triple Crown: A look at the close calls in Belmont Stakes Updated: May-29-15 3:21 pm
NEW YORK - There have been 31 horses who entered the starting gate for the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown.
- Baffert comes to defense of American Pharoah owner Zayat Updated: May-28-15 11:08 pm
NEW YORK - Trainer Bob Baffert says "it's a shame" that a lawsuit involving American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat has become an issue in the buildup to the Belmont Stakes next Saturday.
- Past Triple Crown winners ready to welcome a new one Updated: May-26-15 6:15 pm
Steve Cauthen thinks it's long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.
- American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont Updated: May-22-15 4:57 pm
NEW YORK - Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday.
- Some dramatic Triple Crown finishes, winners and losers Updated: May-22-15 12:39 pm
NEW YORK - Funny how a 1 1/2-mile race - the farthest distance most horses will ever run - can be decided by a head, neck or nose, or by 8, 25 or even 31 lengths.
- Get your Triple Crown tickets - plenty available, for now Updated: May-18-15 5:39 pm
NEW YORK - The best seats are sold out, but about 40,000 general admission tickets remain for a chance to see American Pharoah attempt to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
- Potential spoilers taking on American Pharoah in Belmont Updated: May-18-15 2:20 am
NEW YORK - Dortmund won't be around for this one, but a familiar cast of 3-year-olds are lining up as potential spoilers when American Pharoah attempts to win the Belmont Stakes and give thoroughbred racing its first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
- Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah healthy, but tired Updated: May-17-15 7:17 pm
BALTIMORE - American Pharoah wins on dry tracks, wet tracks, any tracks.
- What was learned from American Pharoah's Preakness victory Updated: May-17-15 2:06 am
BALTIMORE - That was easy, wasn't it?
- American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next Updated: May-16-15 9:02 pm
BALTIMORE - Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. A drenched racetrack.
- Tall Tale: Surprising 2nd for Tale of Verve in Preakness Updated: May-16-15 8:50 pm
BALTIMORE - A 30-1 long shot in the morning line, Tale of Verve got virtually no love from the media or bettors leading up to the Preakness.
- Ironicus wins Dixie Stakes on Preakness undercard Updated: May-16-15 6:17 pm
BALTIMORE - Ironicus surged in the stretch to win the $300,000 Dixie Stakes, the richest race Saturday on the Preakness undercard at Pimlico.
- Long shot Keen Pauline wins $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Updated: May-15-15 6:39 pm
BALTIMORE - Javier Castellano thought he knew exactly how the Black-Eyed Susan was going to pan out.
- Preakness starters' names evolve from an involved process Updated: May-15-15 3:03 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Coming up with a clever name for a thoroughbred can be a challenge - and not just creatively.
- Derby winner American Pharoah has dreaded rail for Preakness Updated: May-13-15 9:33 pm
BALTIMORE - Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the post-position draw.
- Derby winner's Triple bid could be derailed by stablemate Updated: May-13-15 2:21 am
BALTIMORE - To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.
- Trainer Todd Pletcher takes pass on Preakness Updated: May-12-15 4:06 pm
NEW YORK - The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.
- Hall of Famer Stevens looking to turn tables in Preakness Updated: May-12-15 1:42 pm
BALTIMORE - Gary Stevens came within a length of his fourth Kentucky Derby win when Firing Line finished second to American Pharoah.
- Lookin' at trainer Bob Baffert's 5 Preakness wins Updated: May-09-15 1:20 pm
Robert Wyndham Walden is the King of the Preakness.
- Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah Updated: May-04-15 2:52 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing the inevitable question.