Following the colt’s Sunday morning workout at Del Mar in California, American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat says “Saratoga he we come!”
Here are some of the best on-field postgame interview moments in recent sports history.
If American Pharoah races again — as his owner has said he’d like — it could draw a huge crowd to New Jersey’s Haskell Invitational.
Ahmed Zayat said Sunday morning he wants the fans “to still enjoy something,” and he’s leaving it up to trainer Bob Baffert to map out a schedule.
Victor Espinoza called it “the best feeling I ever had,” and American Pharoah was only through the first turn.
Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37 year Triple Crown drought.
A Triple Crown winner hasn’t been seen in 37 years, but the crowd arriving early Saturday is hopeful.
According the New York Racing Association, Helwan was pulled up with about 3 1/2 furlongs to go in the six-furlong race on the turf with a broken bone in his left front foot.
American Pharoah faces seven rivals Saturday in his bid to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.
Amid a push to improve drug testing, a dwindling fan base and horse breakdowns, racing is a far cry from the popular sport it used to be in the days of Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed.
Here are a few facts about the man that will be hoping to ride American Pharoah into the history books.
With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.
The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.
CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.
For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.