You’d think after last year’s Kentucky Derby, Wes Welker would shy away from horse racing. The Oklahoma native was seen a bit out of sorts last year, tossing cash around. Later on, it was determined that he failed a drug test due to some molly (MDMA) he took at the affair. However, the chemical romance […]
American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978, took a parade lap Saturday at the spot where he won the Kentucky Derby earlier this year. Some 30,000 supporters came out to cheer on the now-famous horse. It should...Show More Summary
It’s not easy being “fair and balanced” when you have as many GOP candidates running in 2016 as horses run in the Kentucky Derby. So, what to do? It appears FOX News has come up with a solution: a “candidate forum.” Ahead of their first Republican...Show More Summary
American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. But the real winner financially will be another horse in owner Ahmed Zayat's stable, the 2009 Kentucky Derby runner-up, Pioneerof the Nile. Show More Summary
The Tonight Show began a new challenge: The coveted Quadruple crown. It involves winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont and a minibike race against Jimmy Fallon around the studio. It was a grueling three legs. VictorShow More Summary
This must be part of Ann Coulter's concentrated anti-immigration campaign to promote her new book, Adios, America. After apparently reading this weekend's New York Times Magazine piece about U.S. Women's Soccer's fight for survival, the pundit tweeted this hyperbolic reaction Monday morning.
Celebrities everywhere are freaking out over American Pharoah‘s big win at The Belmont Stakes because he just became the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown! The prized horse had already won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, so he was the clear favorite to win this race as well. Everyone is celebrating [...]
American Pharoah, the solid brown bay colt and odds-on favorite who sprinted away with the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, won the Belmont Stakes on Sunday with a smooth, wire-to-wire run, becoming the first Triple crown winner in 37 years. SEE...Show More Summary
Victor Espinoza is known for his empotional post-race commentary. After the Kentucky Derby he announced he was "the world's luckiest Mexican" and following the Triple Crown is was a little simpler, just a "HOLY SH!" NBC apologized for broadcasting the potty language, but this is EXACTLY what horse racing needs.
He did it!!! American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years by holding off the field to take the Belmont Stakes. American Pharoah was heavily favored -- after winning the Kentucky Derby and The Preakness -- but we've seen this…
May 2nd: The Kentucky Derby May 16th: The Preakness Stakes June 6th: The Belmont Stakes
History is against American Pharoah, but if the horse can win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, it will join some elite company. There have been just 11 horses that have been able to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, otherwise known as the Triple Crown. Show More Summary
Fans can watch the 2015 Belmont Stakes live online and see if American Pharoah can pull off what no other horse in nearly 40 years has done. After winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, American Pharoah is now trying to become the first horse since 1978 to achieve the elusive Triple Crown. Show More Summary
American Pharoah is holding as the favorite for the Belmont Stakes. American Pharoah is still the favorite to win the 2015 Belmont Stakes and capture the Triple Crown. The horse was favored in both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, and he delivered both times, winning by seven lengths in the latter race. Show More Summary
Even American Pharoah’s stable manager was surprised by his Kentucky Derby win. But with hours to go before a potential Triple Crown win, Justin Zayat more optimistic than ever.
Wagering on American Pharoah to place (come in second or better) or show (third or better)--even for horse players who are convinced the highly touted winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes is destined to cross the Belmont wire first--might be the best bets.
This article originally appeared in Wired. California Chrome had it all. The 3-year-old thoroughbred won the Kentucky Derby last year. Two weeks later he topped the field at the Preakness Stakes, becoming the only horse bred in the Golden State to ever win both races. Show More Summary
The Belmont Stakes is on Saturday (post time 6:50 Eastern, 3:50 Pacific), and because American Pharoah has won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, there's some hope that, for the first time since 1978, there might be a Triple Crown winner. Show More Summary
Before American Pharoah takes his shot, a look at how the Belmont crushed the hopes of 13 others who had won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness.
The Belmont draw can be viewed on NYRA.com at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby by a length and the Preakness Stakes by seven. But we've seen this before, and trainer Bob Baffert's charge will be the 14th horse to enter the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed last performed the feat in 1978. Show More Summary