The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.
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.
CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.
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.
That leaves seven challengers to face the Derby and Preakness winner in his bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.
Last year, some fans waited more than three hours to catch a train home on the Long Island Rail Road after the Belmont Stakes.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner let morning showers roll right off him at Churchill Downs in his final workout before his shot at the Triple Crown.
Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah’s attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah figures to have nine challengers when he runs in the Belmont Stakes next week, trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
Steve Cauthen thinks it’s long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.
Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with American Pharoah’s first serious workout as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978.