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  • As Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands

     As Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands
    It might have been just another routine morning at Santa Anita last week. But it couldn't be. It is Triple Crown season. That doesn't mean they sell more coffee at Clockers' Corner. Or that the steady rat-a-tat of training horses speeding past is...
  • Even after Triple Crown run, Art Sherman still definitely in the game

     Even after Triple Crown run, Art Sherman still definitely in the game
    Celebrity in horse racing has the shelf life of a passing meteor. Thursday afternoon, Art Sherman's once streaking star was obscured in the overcast surrounding a Southern California freeway. "Heading to Santa Anita," Sherman said, via Bluetooth....
  • American Pharoah makes a splash in the Preakness

    American Pharoah makes a splash in the Preakness
    Here we go again. Horse racing is dangling that Triple Crown carrot. Except this time, when the big race rolls around June 6 at Belmont, there can be no question that there will be a different feel about this most recent hope, a 1,200-pound muscular...
  • Runner-up Tale of Verve to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont

    Runner-up Tale of Verve to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont
    With Tale of Verve having been shut out of the Kentucky Derby — judged the 21st-best horse in a field with room for 20 — trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke had all the more reason to celebrate Saturday after a runner-up finish in...
  • Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners

    Derby Dream Comes True For North Haven Horseowners
    When we first wrote about two North Haven racehorse owners last July, we reported that they hoped someday to have a Derby contender. That hope was realized a few days ago. Racehorse owners Ralph Durante and John Buckley are part owners of Keen Ice,...
  • 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...
  • 11 things we learned from Preakness 2015

    11 things we learned from Preakness 2015
    Here are some things we learned from yesterday's Preakness: 1. Baltimore can still throw a party. After weeks of national telecasts, headlines and news conferences focused on unrest in the city, Baltimore put on a much better face Saturday. Preakness...