Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets.
The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.
There’s no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown.
American Pharoah has a shot at the Triple Crown next month at the Belmont Stakes on Long Island, and things will be a little different for fans at Belmont Park next year.
American Pharoah is racing to compete the first Triple Crown in 37 years. But it won’t be easy.
He’s won from the rail and he’s won from an outside post, and now, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.
And now, it’s on to the Belmont Stakes on June 6 for a shot at the Triple Crown and racing immortality.
American Pharoah won the Preakness in a driving rain on Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.
From the track to the rest of the grounds, staffers are putting the finishing touches on Belmont Park before the place comes alive Wednesday for Opening Day.
The Long Island Rail Road and the Belmont Park racetrack are promising fans that they won’t see a repeat of last year’s commuter fiasco after the Belmont Stakes.
It’s a big week for Long Island’s most famous hotel as it celebrates its 140th anniversary, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
California Chrome is a winner, just not to the extent we expected or needed to give a peripheral sport a jolt of historic juice. But it just feels like a reach to rewrite the rules because we’re so starved for immortality.
Initially, there were a number of reasons why Tonalist would win, as I pointed out in a column last Friday where I picked Tonalist to win.
There was no signage, no direction — just chaos. Perhaps track officials were too busy with the sound of coins and cash to hear the chaos just outside Belmont Park.