Back on June 6th, the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes took place in Elmont, New York. It was a historic day as American Pharoah became just the twelfth horse in the history of the sport to win the vaunted Triple Crown. His victories at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and [...]
Triple Crown winning trainer (and Arizona alum) Bob Baffert was on College GameDay ahead of Arizona vs. UCLA and of course there was a HORSE PICK from American Pharoah! Kudos to Baffert here. It would have been so easy to rig this Horse Pick, but he respected the sanctity of the Horse Pick. Show More Summary
Karina Smirnoff and Victor Espinoza were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars 21st season on Tuesday. Smirnoff and Triple Crown winning jockey, Victor Espinoza, bade farewell when Espinoza was voted off during the season’s second elimination. Show More Summary
On June 6, 2015, American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought when he became horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner, the first since Affirmed accomplished such a feat in 1978. And while next month’s Breeders’ Cup will undoubtedly be a sold-out, nationally televised spectacle, it may also be the final time [...]
Well, we're back in the saddle again for another season of Dancing with the Stars - somewhat literally, as Season 21 kicks off with Triple Crown winner Victor Espinoza and returning pro Karina Smirnoff. Some big changes this season, with the judges' panel down to three (minus Len Goodman), and no... Read More >
The corn maze has previously featured beloved state athletes the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
Is it possible we could see a triple crown in horse racing and a grand slam in tennis in the same calendar year? With her victory over sister Venus last night in the US Open quarterfinals, Serena Williams is now just two wins away from history. Show More Summary
In three of the last four years, California horse racing has dominated the Triple Crown series, with I'll Have Another and California Chrome starting it, followed by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's sweep of the classics this year.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will run at Breeders’ Cup Classic in late October, the horse’s owner Ahmed Zayat announced via Twitter on Thursday. 1/2 I have decided to continue to race American Pharoah! The champ deserves another chance! @JustinZayat — Ahmed Zayat (@jazz3162) September 3, 2015 The horse could’ve gone out on the highest […]
Only one of 12 Triple Crown winners has been able to win the Travers, Whirlaway in 1941. Javier Castellano and Keen Ice, right, pull away from Victor Espinoza aboard Triple Crown winner American Pharoah on Saturday at the Travers Stakes. On Wednesday, I greeted my four-legged friend when he arrived, with a New York State
This 21st season’s lineup of celebrity dancers includes three platinum-certified music super stars, an Academy Award® nominee, a Triple Crown winner, an American Hero, and our first ever married couple, to name a few.
American Pharoah was the prohibitive 1/5 favorite to win the Travers Stakes at Saratoga last weekend. He was the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, then crushed the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational field last month. He looked like an absolute lock to win the Travers. Then something unusual happened...he lost. Show More Summary
A major upset in horse racing occurred last weekend when Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was beat by Keen Ice in a pretty incredible come from behind win. While American Pharoah was set to make history at the Travers Stakes in Saratoga on Saturday afternoon, his loss (due to exhaustion) was met by several sighs,... Show More Summary
American Pharoah's Triple Crown Victory Tour Didn't Go As Planned At Saratoga, But It Was Still Historic. The Grandstand Of The Saratoga Race Course—perhaps The oldest Sporting Venue In The United States—looms Almost Immediately On Your Left As You Exit I-87 At Union Avenue In The Spa City, 185 Miles North Of Manhattan. Show More Summary
The brilliant career of American Pharoah, who briefly returned his sport to national attention as the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, may have reached an inglorious end.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course. American...Show More Summary
At the Graveyard of Champions, American Pharoah is defeated in the Travers Stakes. Did he race for the last time?
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been beaten, losing to Keen Ice in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes before a stunned crowd Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. American Pharoah came into the race as the overwhelming favorite, but lost the lead entering the far turn and just didn't have the energy to catch Keen Ice. Show More Summary
American Pharoah -- the god of all horses just lost his first race in 9 tries after a shocking finish in Florida. The Triple Crown winner was racing in the Travers Stakes in Saratoga and you can see, Pharoah had…
Keen Ice defeated American Pharoah at the racetrack known as the Graveyard of Champions that had buried the previous three Triple Crown Champions before Saturday’s race.