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American Pharoah

9 Likely Challengers Await American Pharoah In Belmont

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.

05/29/2015

American Pharoah #1 ridden by Victor Espinoza leads Mr. Z #3 ridden by Corey S. Nakatani and the field into the first turn during the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Healthy, But Tired

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.

05/17/2015

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)

What Was Learned From American Pharoah’s Preakness Victory

And now, it’s on to the Belmont Stakes on June 6 for a shot at the Triple Crown and racing immortality.

05/17/2015

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American Pharoah Dominates Field In Preakness

Torrential rain came to Baltimore about ten minutes before post-time of the Preakness Stakes but that didn’t bother the Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah.

05/16/2015

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Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.

05/14/2015

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Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.

05/12/2015

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5 Reasons To Attend The 2015 Preakness Stakes

Among the best reasons to go to the Preakness Stakes this year are the pure spectacle of the event and a chance to visit the historical city of Baltimore.

05/06/2015

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American Pharoah Wins 141st Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah raced in third through three-quarters of the race but edged out Firing Line in the home stretch.

05/02/2015

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Kentucky Derby: How I’d Bet $100

When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.

04/30/2015

American Pharoah is walked to the track during morning training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on April 29, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kentucky Derby: 22 Horses Entered For 1st Leg Of Triple Crown

Leading the way is expected favorite American Pharoah, winner of the Arkansas Derby.

04/29/2015

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

Finishing Touches Put On Belmont Park Prior To Opening Day

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.

04/29/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Kentucky Derby

Here’s a look at 10 facts you probably weren’t aware of before Saturday’s running of the 141st Kentucky Derby.

04/28/2015

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Kentucky Derby Preview: American Pharoah, Dortmund Favorites To Win

The 2015 class lining up for America’s most popular horse race includes a handful of horses with superstar potential.

04/28/2015

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: California Chrome Runs For Redemption

All of the equine stars from the most prestigious 3-year old races this past spring and summer will meet in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in California, where California Chrome is running for redemption.

10/29/2014

Belmont Park

Exercise Rider Dies Following Training Mishap At Belmont Park

The Nassau County Medical Examiner confirmed the death of Juan Vazquez. NYRA said he was 39 and pronounced dead at a Long Island hospital.

09/05/2014

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