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.
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.
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.
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.
Trainer Bob Baffert said the Triple Crown hopeful looked “like his fluid self” during Tuesday morning’s workout.
Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets.
The federal breach of contract lawsuit was filed in March 2014 by Howard Rubinsky, 58, of Florida.
The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.