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  • American Pharoah breezes through first timed workout for Belmont

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978....
  • Frosted to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont

    Frosted to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont
    Godolphin Racing's Frosted, who was fourth in the Kentucky Derby on May 2, will run in the Belmont Stakes on June 6, the colt's trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin, said Thursday. Frosted joins a plethora of horses likely for the Belmont who finished behind...
  • War Story, Conquest Curlinate added to Belmont Stakes mix

    War Story, Conquest Curlinate added to Belmont Stakes mix
    There's no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown. Two more horses have been added to the mix, raising to 10 the number of rivals the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner...
  • Belmont Stakes Field Growing; American Pharoah Now Has Nine Challengers

    Belmont Stakes Field Growing; American Pharoah Now Has Nine Challengers
    NEW YORK — There's no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown. Two more horses have been added to the mix, raising to 10 the number of rivals the Kentucky Derby...
  • Potential spoilers taking on American Pharoah in Belmont

    Potential spoilers taking on American Pharoah in Belmont
    Dortmund won't be around for this one, but a familiar cast of 3-year-olds is 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. Dortmund is the...
  • Preakness champion American Pharoah leaves Pimlico to ready for Belmont, Triple Crown

    Preakness champion American Pharoah leaves Pimlico to ready for Belmont, Triple Crown
    Horse racing's latest Triple Crown threat left the home of the series' middle jewel Monday morning. American Pharoah, expected to try to become the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes since Affirmed in 1978, left...
  • American Pharoah draws No. 5 position for Belmont Stakes

    American Pharoah draws No. 5 position for Belmont Stakes
    Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah drew a middle starting position for Saturday's 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes, and trainer Bob Baffert said that the No. 5 gate in the eight horse-field was fine. "I don't think there is a horrible position," Baffert...
  • A last-person Triple Crown account

    A last-person Triple Crown account
    Sometimes, you can't even get it from the horse's mouth. You'd like to, because this week is the run-up to Saturday's most recent Triple Crown attempt, the 14th since Affirmed last won in 1978. All 11 Triple Crown winners have died, the most recent...
  • Strange week for horse racing, from the Belmont to Hollywood Park

    Strange week for horse racing, from the Belmont to Hollywood Park
    We are two days from the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes, horse racing's most recent attempt at finding its Fountain of Youth. If American Pharoah finally gets a Triple Crown for the sport, they can erect a statue of Ponce De Leon in the infield....
  • Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

    Our say: An elusive crown again within reach
    If elite racehorses could have stall-to-stall bull sessions, you can imagine the conversation. "Do you know there's a Super Bowl champion every year? Every single year? Same deal for this thing they call the 'World Series' — although they don't...
  • American Pharoah can be the stuff of legends

    American Pharoah can be the stuff of legends
    Part of winning the Triple Crown of horse racing is having the right name. Even in its misspelled form, American Pharoah seems to have the proper ring. With something as important and historic as this, there needs to be a majesty of moniker, something...