American Pharoah jockey Victor Espinoza acknowledges the crowd after winning the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 2015. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

5 Facts About American Pharoah Jockey Victor Espinoza

He’s out to make history in more ways than one.

06/05/2015

American Pharoah's Final Gallop Before Belmont Stakes

5 Facts About Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah

American Pharoah won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, and he’s looking to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed won all three races in 1978.

06/05/2015

American Pharoah works out prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: American Pharoah Will Break The Triple Crown Drought

Is he strong enough to beat solid horses like Frosted and Materiality, who are rested and ready to roll? I say yes — we’ll see history Saturday at Belmont Park.

06/05/2015

Fans make their way into Belmont Park prior to the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Belmont Not Sold Out — Yet — For American Pharoah’s Run At Triple Crown

NYRA implemented a cap at 90,000 spectators for this year’s Belmont Stakes. In another departure from tradition, no tickets will be sold at the track on race day.

06/05/2015

American Pharoah during training at Belmont Park on June 4, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Grueling 1.5 Miles Stands Between American Pharoah And Triple Crown

Twelve horses have tried to complete the sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont and failed since 1978. Now it’s American Pharoah’s turn Saturday.

06/05/2015

American Pharoah during training at Belmont Park on June 4, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Thinkin’ About A Triple Crown, An Update And More

After talking about the site where history could be made this Saturday, Boomer and Craig took a call from the lovely Stephanie.

WFAN–06/05/2015

Sheila Rosenblum with one of her horses. (Credit: CBS2)

Former NYC Ballerina And Model Builds Successful Horse Racing Syndicate

Among those who will be watching the Belmont Stakes is a local woman who has successfully formed her own racing team, including a horse that is American Pharoah’s half-brother.

06/04/2015

Victor Espinoza, the jockey for American Pharoah, visits the resting place of Grand Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: American Pharoah’s Jockey Looks To Higher Power Before Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes is the the kind of place where luck looms large. But the team behind American Pharoah is hedging its bets by locking in a little help from above.

06/04/2015

Jorge Alvarez rides American Pharoah during training at Belmont Park on June 4, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Gallops Strongly During Belmont Stakes Workout

American Pharoah picked up the training tempo Thursday morning as he prepares for the Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes.

06/04/2015

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Belmont Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.

06/04/2015

American Pharoah (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

From Head To Toe, A Look At Quirks Of American Pharoah

Like a lot of athletes, American Pharoah has his peculiarities. The brown colt is easy to pick out on the racetrack: he’s the one with the shortest tail.

06/04/2015

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A Guide To The Belmont Stakes

And they’re off! The Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 6 and CBS New York is giving you a head start. Follow this guide for information on how to get there, how to get tickets, who to bet on, what to wear and more.

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Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah getting a bath after light morning run at Belmont Park on June3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

American Pharoah Gets First Look At Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah has gotten his first look at Belmont Park, jogging the mile-and-a-half around the huge oval with ease.

06/03/2015

American Pharoah is walked in his barn prior to training at Belmont Park on June 3, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Is Belmont Favorite

American Pharoah was made the early 3-5 favorite Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

06/03/2015

American Pharoah trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat look on as the Triple Crown contender is brought into his barn at Belmont Park on June 2, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Chasing ‘Cinderella’ Ending At Belmont

When Ahmed Zayat becomes involved in business, he’s going for the gusto. No glass half empty for him. He’s all in, all the time, consumed at being the best.

06/03/2015