He’s out to make history in more ways than one.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After talking about the site where history could be made this Saturday, Boomer and Craig took a call from the lovely Stephanie.
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.
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.
American Pharoah picked up the training tempo Thursday morning as he prepares for the Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes.
With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WCBS 880’s Tom Kaminski takes some incredible photos of Belmont Park.