If there’s one good thing about Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosting one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, it’s that the big oval it usually produces some good, close racing. That’s exactly what happened in Indy Lights this morning: a crazy photo finish where the winner was decided by only.0024 seconds. Read more...
???? The sun flared on the just-bent-past-flatness crowns of the combination caps of a trio of sailor and highlighted the triple creases… Continue reading on The Awl »
While Exaggerator’s defeat of Nyquist (who finished third) in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes ended the chances we’ll see a Triple Crown winner this year, the event still worked out very well for NBC. In fact, the network averaged 9.4 million...Show More Summary
Exaggerator is a near-even favorite in the third race of the Triple Crown season. The 2016 Belmont Stakes was shaping up to be a showdown between Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator. The latter had handed...Show More Summary
The return of a high white blood cell count will force Nyquist out of the Belmont. After losing in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, Nyquist will not run in the Belmont Stakes a little less than three weeks from now, the Daily Racing Form reports. Show More Summary
The expected rematch of Nyquist and Exaggerator, winners of the first two legs of the Triple Crown, will not happen at the Belmont Stakes after all. Nyquist trainer Doug O’Neill said Tuesday morning that the 3-year-old colt’s blood work showed an elevated white cell count and his temperature, after...
Doping is typically utilized on race day to enhance the horses’ performance or to mask injuries and to get unsound horses on the track. Photo by iStockphoto With American Pharoah in 2015 becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed...Show More Summary
Horse racing was hoping for another Triple Crown winner; instead it got itself an honest-to-goodness rivalry. Just when everyone thought that Nyquist, after suffering the first loss of his career in eight starts, was going to take a little time to recover, trainer Doug O'Neill said he is taking...
Live updates: Exaggerator wins the 141st Preakness Stakes, ending Nyquist's Triple Crown bid May 21, 2016, 8:51 p.m. Exaggerator defeated previously unbeaten Nyquist in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday over a muddy track with a strong run down the homestretch. PHOTOS: A muddy day at the Preakness...
With the win by Exaggerator in the Preakness Stakes, the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes will not feature a run at the Triple Crown, for the first time in three years. But should Nyquist compete in New York, the Belmont Stakes could...Show More Summary
BALTIMORE (AP) — Doug O’Neill was clapping feverishly as Nyquist charged to the finish line, a Triple Crown still within striking distance. Finally, when it became apparent that Exaggerator had finally gotten the best of Nyquist, O’Neill dropped his hands to his side and shrugged his shoulders in defeat. It was a scenario that had […]
There will be no Triple Crown winner in 2016 as Exaggerator defeated Nyquist in the 2016 Preakness.
This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. There’s a new Triple Crown drought. With the chance to claim the middle jewel of horse racing’s biggest title, Exaggerator denied Nyquist a shot at the Triple Crown...Show More Summary
BALTIMORE (AP) — Finally, Exaggerator has beaten Nyquist, and it came in the Preakness on Saturday to end any chance of another Triple Crown. Seizing the lead at the top of the stretch, Exaggerator splashed past a tiring Nyquist and went on for a 3 1/2-length victory over Cherry Wine on a rain-drenched Pimlico Race […]
Exaggerator won a great race at Pimlico on Saturday.
Exaggerator won the Preakness Stakes on a rainy Saturday, sending Nyquist, the Kentucky Derby winner, to his first defeat in nine starts.
The thoroughbred earned a gritty victory on the muddy track at Pimlico Race Course. Exaggerator's come-from-behind win denies Nyquist his bid for a triple crown.
Nyquist's first loss of his career came at the hands of Exaggerator, ensuring that we won't see a Triple Crown this year. WHAT. A. RACE! Congratulations Exaggerator!#Preakness https://t.co/P68bWvyEef — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) May 21, 2016 There will be no Triple Crown this year. Show More Summary
Would Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist take the next step to Triple Crown glory at the Preakness?
Exaggerator beat the favored Nyquist with a furious charge down the stretch, winning the 2016 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. It ends the Triple Crown hopes for Nyquist, who suffered his first loss in nine career races. Show More Summary