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  • 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 past few weeks have turned into a whirlwind...
  • Triple Crown stars still riding high two weeks after Belmont

    Triple Crown stars still riding high two 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 past few weeks have turned into a whirlwind...
  • Triple Crown winner American Pharoah jogs at Churchill Downs

    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 trainer Bob Baffert's Barn 33, the bay colt...
  • American Pharoah looks strong in return to track after Triple Crown win

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. Even as the lives of those around him have been wonderfully altered by his Triple Crown achievement, champion American Pharoah was his same old, visually inspiring self Friday morning as he went back to the track for the first time since...
  • Selfie sticks not always welcome at Baltimore attractions

    Selfie sticks not always welcome at Baltimore attractions
    Selfie sticks, those extendable poles that make it easier for the self-absorbed to take even more and better photos of themselves, are slowly making their way to Baltimore. But not everyone is greeting them with open — or extended — arms....
  • John Clay: American Pharoah's historic run started at Lexington's Stockplace Farm

    There definitely should be a historical marker standing outside the entrance of Stockplace Farm in Lexington. Ky. "We're in the process of getting one," owner Tom VanMeter said. "And apparently it's a process. You've got to get people to write letters....
  • All The Pretty Tax Breaks: Millions in tax dollars prop up Maryland's beloved but failing horse industry

    All The Pretty Tax Breaks: Millions in tax dollars prop up Maryland's beloved but failing horse industry
    In Maryland, horses are sacred and horse owners enjoy enviable layers of public subsidy. In alliance with the environmental movement, some of the wealthiest people on planet Earth enjoy sporting lives amid rolling hills, fueled by tax breaks on the local,...
  • Triple Crown-winning jockey comes to Gulfstream

    Triple Crown-winning jockey comes to Gulfstream
    The first jockey to ride to a Triple Crown in 37 years is taking his talents to Gulfstream Park. Victor Espinoza, who rode American Pharoah into the record books, will compete in $1.175 million Summit of Speed program on July 5. Espinoza, 43, will...
  • Baffert planning to get Triple Crown winner to Breeders' Cup

    Bob Baffert's phone is ringing with calls from racetracks eager to have the trainer bring Triple Crown winner American Pharoah to their places. It appears the early leaders in the sweepstakes are Monmouth Park in New Jersey and Saratoga in upstate New...
  • Songwriter Alan Rhody to perform his own creations in Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — Singer and songwriter Alan Rhody stopped his performance in Apalachicola last Saturday so he and his audience could watch the Belmont Stakes to see if American Pharoah could pull off a Triple Crown win. After all, his latest album,...
  • Triple Crown winner American Pharoah a 'different animal' says trainer Bob Baffert

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah a 'different animal' says trainer Bob Baffert
    It’s been a whirlwind last few days for Hall of Fame horse trainer Bob Baffert. The La CaƱada Flintridge resident basked in the afterglow that comes from training a thoroughbred who accomplished the near impossible Saturday afternoon. American...