Bob Baffert

American Pharoah crosses the finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes: Potential Spoilers Taking On American Pharoah

American Pharoah is racing to compete the first Triple Crown in 37 years. But it won’t be easy.

05/18/2015

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Out To Become Next Triple Crown Contender

From a Kentucky horse farm to a sales ring in Saratoga to Bob Baffert’s barn at Santa Anita, American Pharoah gave every indication he’s a champion in the making.

05/15/2015

Jockey Martin Garcia guides Dortmund on the track after placing third in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Stablemate Dortmund Emerges As Threat To American Pharoah’s Triple Crown Dreams

To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.

05/13/2015

American Pharoah (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images); Dortmund (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Baffert’s Bullets To Try To Turn The 141st Kentucky Derby Into A 2-Horse Race

Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.

05/01/2015

El Kabeir goes over the track during morning training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on April 30, 2015, in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Notebook: Depth Of Kentucky Derby Field Doing A Number On Odds Of Solid Horses

El Kabeir has a sore foot that could knock him out of the Kentucky Derby.

05/01/2015

Joel Rosario looks on from atop of Orb at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Trainer McGaughey Hoping Orb Will Be Ready For Belmont Stakes

Trainer Shug McGaughey is still thinking Belmont Stakes for his Kentucky Derby winner after Orb had no problems galloping a mile Thursday morning at Belmont Park.

05/24/2013

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After Belmont, What’s Next? Summer Season For 3-Year-Olds Could Be Interesting

Belmont winner Union Rags, and perhaps another 3-year-old or two, such as trainer Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister and Paynter, will try to make a run at a division championship with a sizzling summer campaign.

06/11/2012

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Bob Baffert A Runner-Up Again At The Belmont

It happened again Saturday, when Union Rags nipped the trainer’s front-running Paynter at the wire and won the Belmont Stakes.

06/09/2012

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Monzo: 2012 Belmont Stakes Preview And Picks

There have been 11 horses since 1978 to take the first two jewels of the Triple Crown, only to falter at the Belmont Stakes. I’ll Have Another has a chance to make history — or become No. 12.

06/08/2012

I'll Have Another owner J. Paul Reddam (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Owner Lists ‘A Dozen Reasons’ His Colt Could Lose

“My own experience has been that when we are overwhelming favorites, we always lose,” J. Paul Reddam said Wednesday.

06/07/2012

I'll Have Another

I’ll Have Another Made 4-5 Favorite To Win Belmont

I’ll Have Another will begin his bid to win the Triple Crown by breaking from the No. 11 post in the Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2012

I'll Have Another and Bodemeister (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Monzo: 137th Preakness Stakes Preview And Picks

The 2012 Preakness Stakes is all but here, the 137th running of the second jewel of the prestigious Triple Crown.

05/18/2012