Triple Crown

American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, pulls away and wins the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Reasons American Pharoah May Want To Skip The Travers

Bob Baffert, the Triple Crown champion’s trainer, is well aware of Saratoga’s reputation. Three of racing’s biggest upsets have occurred at the “Graveyard of Champions.”

08/21/2015

Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory at the 48th William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 2, 2015 in Monmouth, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Baffert On ‘Recon’ Mission To Saratoga, Just In Case Travers Is Next For American Pharoah

Bob Baffert took a side trip to Saratoga Race Course on Monday before the start of the horse sales down the road.

08/10/2015

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Big Crowds Expected On NJ TRANSIT Trains For American Pharoah’s Race On Jersey Shore

NJ TRANSIT will be adding extra trains this weekend for fans wishing to see American Pharoah run the Haskell Invitational.

07/31/2015

American Pharoah walks around the winner's circle at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 13, 2015. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Installed As Huge Favorite At Haskell Invitational

Sunday’s race will be American Pharoah’s first since he swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes and became the 12th Triple Crown winner and first in 37 years.

07/30/2015

American Pharoah works out prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Jogs At Churchill Downs, Poses For Pictures With Adoring Public

American Pharoah looked strong and fresh in his first exercise as a Triple Crown champion before meeting a veterinarian who has seen six of his brethren.

06/12/2015

American Pharoah is given a bath after morning workouts prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Money, Past Baffert Success Suggests American Pharoah Could Choose Monmouth Over Saratoga

The nation’s oldest thoroughbred racetrack has history on its side, but fans here and elsewhere in the racing world shouldn’t bet the house on the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years racing at Saratoga.

06/10/2015

Bob Baffert, trainer of American Pharoah, looks on during training at Belmont Park on June 4, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Baffert On WFAN: I’m Still In Awe Of The Race American Pharoah Ran At Belmont

It took 37 years to happen, so forgive Bob Baffert if he needs more than a few days to let it sink in.

06/09/2015

American Pharoah

Most $2 Win Bets On American Pharoah In Belmont Uncashed

A $2 ticket on American Pharoah to win the Belmont Stakes may be worth a lot more money later than now. Or, people are hanging on to their own little piece of horse racing history.

06/09/2015

American Pharoah is brought out of the winners circle after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes to take the first Triple Crown in 37 years at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can American Pharoah Revive Horse Racing?

Such is the problem with individual sports, sans teammates. They all ride on celebrities, no matter how many legs they use.

06/09/2015

Victor Espinoza

WATCH: American Pharoah Jockey Victor Espinoza Throws First Pitch At Yankee Stadium

Triple Crown winning jockey Victor Espinoza has a little giddyup on his fastball, too.

06/08/2015

Victor Espinoza celebrates atop American Pharoah after winning the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2015. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Owner, Trainer Still Aglow Following American Pharoah’s Triple Crown Win

Owner Ahmad Zayat is still in awe over American Pharoah’s Triple Crown title — the first in 37 years.

06/07/2015

American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, leads the pack
during the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the win American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Owner: American Pharoah Might Race Again

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.

06/07/2015

Victor Espinoza celebrates atop American Pharoah after winning the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2015. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Espinoza Never Doubted American Pharoah In Triple Crown Run

Victor Espinoza called it “the best feeling I ever had,” and American Pharoah was only through the first turn.

06/07/2015

American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes down the final stretch ahead of the field on his way to winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American History! Pharoah Ends Triple Crown Drought At Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 ½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to complete the Triple Crown — one of the sporting world’s rarest feats.

06/06/2015

Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah #5, after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the wins American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

All the best images from Team AP’s historic and euphoric day at Belmont Park.

06/06/2015

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