NEW YORK - Bob Baffert has done everything he can with Justify. Now, it's up to the undefeated colt and some racing luck to add his name to a revered list of Triple Crown winners.The chestnut colt with the blaze ...
Jun 9, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has completed a half-mile workout at Churchill Downs in preparation for his Triple Crown bid next month.The 3-year-old colt covered the distance in 46.80 seconds on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila ...
May 30, 2018
BOB Baffert has a good feeling about Justify's chances of winning the final leg of the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes.The famed horse trainer appeared on the "PodcastOne Sports Now" show to talk to co-hosts Jim Litke ...
May 23, 2018
BALTIMORE - Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and keep alive the chance for trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple Crown ...
May 20, 2018
OCEANPORT, New Jersey - Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist wasn't on his game for the $1 million Haskell Invitational. Preakness winner Exaggerator was.Charging into the lead over a sloppy track, Exaggerator pulled off another victory over Nyquist and staked his claim ...
Aug 1, 2016
OCEANPORT, New Jersey - Leaving Monmouth Park hours after Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's triumphant return to the races in last year's Haskell Invitational, track president Bob Kulina already was thinking ahead.The guy who has been around the ...
Jul 31, 2016
ARCADIA, California - Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza returned to riding at Santa Anita after a whirlwind of appearances since winning the Belmont Stakes aboard American Pharoah to complete the sport's first Triple Crown victory since 1978.He was scheduled ...
Jun 21, 2015
NEW YORK - At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5-½ lengths on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the Kentucky Derby, ...
Jun 7, 2015
NEW YORK - Will the long, long wait finally end in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time)?If it does, and American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, it may not be enough to help the troubled ...
Jun 6, 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - It's almost show time for "rock star" California Chrome.The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner tops an international field of nine Saturday for the $10 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race. ...
Mar 27, 2015
NEW YORK - California Chrome became the 3-5 early favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion.The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the No. 2 post under Victor ...
Jun 5, 2014
BALTIMORE - California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.Trainer Art Sherman made no threats about the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner passing on ...
May 19, 2014
NEW YORK - A large field of 3-year-olds is set to run in the $1 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Among the competitors are Kentucky Derby winner Orb, Preakness winner Oxbow and a record five horses trained by ...
Jun 8, 2013
BALTIMORE - Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through.After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday's Preakness to extend racing's Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best alternative for the Belmont Stakes ...
May 20, 2013
BALTIMORE - The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday's race from the rail.Then someone asked him, "If you had your choice, ...
May 16, 2013
BALTIMORE - Orb has settled into the place reserved for royalty at Pimlico Race Course - stall 40.The Triple Crown hopeful arrived at Pimlico on Monday afternoon (Tuesday, Manila time), five days before the Preakness. He was immediately taken to stall 40 at ...
May 14, 2013
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