It’s the beauty of the stride, the flexing of the muscles, the rarity of the trifecta. The Triple Crown is in jeopardy again, Adam Crawford is hoping it’s taken down. — Beneath the Surface is peeling back the layers of this onion we call sports. Show More Summary
With American Pharoah representing the latest chance for a rare Triple Crown winner, the horse’s trainer Bob Baffert has been facing (...)
When you're the President, CEO, and Racing Manager of one of the most successful breeding farms in the world, you understand what it takes to win in business. Elliot Walden of WinStar Farms joined me on a recent episode of All Business...Show More Summary
American Pharoah is one horse closer to winning the Triple Crown with the withdrawal of War Story, whose owner Ron Paolucci reportedly said Tuesday would not be running in the Belmont Stakes. Per Daily Racing Forum: War Story worked five furlongs in 1:01.40 Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs, and while trainer Tom Amoss was pleased with the work, according to Paolucci, […]
With the second leg of the Triple Crown set to get underway this weekend in Baltimore, horse racing is once again enjoying its annual moment in the spotlight. Over on the radio dial, it’s also a big time of year for jockeying; that is, tracking the fortunes of major radio...
At the age of 23, Los Angeles Dodgers ace, Clayton Kershaw won the National League Cy Young Award, and won the pitcher's version of the Triple Crown in the process. Unlike Verlander, we are not set to annoint him on a Hall of Fame path...Show More Summary
The Zayats, observant Jews who own the winning racehorse, are going for the Triple Crown.
The month of May brought the NBA playoffs, Stanley Cup playoffs and American Pharoah ’s potential run to a Triple Crown, but the sports world’s attention will be focused squarely on the race track Sunday for the 99th running of the Indianapolis...Show More Summary
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, we are fast approaching the “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing,” the Indianapolis 500. The Indy 500 is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, which along with the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans comprise the most famous motorsport races [...]
Ahmed Zayat has a lot going on these days. American Pharoah, the horse he owns, is one Belmont Stakes victory away from the first Triple Crown since 1978. He’s also contesting a lawsuit in federal court that alleges he failed to pay $2 million in gambling debts he ran up on a Costa Rican Web […]
Ahmed Zayat has been contesting a federal lawsuit brought by a convicted felon that alleges Mr. Zayat has failed to pay a $2 million debt he ran up betting through a website in Costa Rica.
Two legs of the Triple Crown are in the books and American Pharoah is close to immortality, in more ways than one. Good thing spelling doesn't count. The post If Pharoah Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right: A Historical Run at Grateness appeared first on The Good Men Project.
American Pharoah won the 140th Preakness and now has a shot at a Triple Crown.
The American public loves a once-in-a-lifetime sporting event, which explains why the Pacquiao-Mayweather boxing match earlier this month generated record numbers in terms of gate money and pay-per-view orders. When the fight concluded and the anticipation was over, when will the next time be where sports fans are this excited over [...]
American Pharaoh has taken the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby titles, so all that’s left to join the ranks of Triple Crown-winning horses is a win at the Belmont in New York. Should American Pharaoh be able to defeat the field there, he will join 11 other curiously named fellas in the annals of horseracing history. However, knocking down […]
Since 1992, a Belmont Stakes with a horse seeking the Triple Crown has drawn an average of 13.5 million viewers. When it’s an ordinary race, that figure plummets to 5.9 million.
Although the Preakness ratings on Saturday didn’t set the world alight, drawing a 5.8 rating (down 8% from 2014), the race still led to NBC Sports execs popping champagne bottles. The celebrations are due to American Pharoah winning...Show More Summary
The Belmont Stakes in three weeks just got a lot more interesting. American Pharoah won the Preakness today, just as he did the Kentucky Derby. Now he's just one victory away from the Triple Crown. No horse has done that since Affirmed in 1978. Jockey Victor Espinoza again rode American...
There had to be a morning after at creaky old Pimlico, which needed sandbags for the unprecedented downpour during Saturday's Preakness and needs them now just to hold up the old grandstand.
The 3-year-old colt is trying to become the 12th horse to ever win the Triple Crown. When American Pharoah cruised to a victory on the muddy track Saturday at Pimlico, he became the 14th horse to win both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978. Show More Summary