May 23, 2016
After splitting the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Exaggerator and Nyquist are still pointing to the Belmont Stakes on June 11, but the status of Nyquist became a bit uncertain on Monday when trainer Doug O'Neill revealed that the horse had a high ...
May 22, 2016
Trainer Doug O’Neill was heading back to Southern California on Sunday morning, but a small contingent of his stable - led by Kentucky Derby winner and beaten Preakness favorite Nyquist - were heading to New York on Monday.
Exaggerator and Nyquist, winners of the first two legs of the Triple Crown, both emerged from the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in good order and are set to meet again in the final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, on June 11, their trainers ...
May 15, 2016
Having passed his distance exam Saturday at Belmont Park, Unified will likely be tested around two turns for his next start, though the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on June 11 is not likely to be that spot, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said Sunday morning.
May 14, 2016
Unified did what he was expected to do Saturday - win the Grade 2, $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park. The question now is did he do enough to convince his connections to take a swing in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes in four weeks?
May 13, 2016
Destin, the Tampa Bay Derby winner who finished sixth in the Kentucky Derby, will be pointed to the Belmont Stakes on June 11, trainer Todd Pletcher said Friday.
June 10, 2015
The coolest thing about the wonderful performance in the Belmont Stakes was that American Pharoah ran the second six furlongs in 1:13.24, .17 of a second faster than the first six furlongs. This amazing colt, the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, ...
June 09, 2015
Thoroughbred racing jumped the rails in a big way last Saturday with the triumph of American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes. Suddenly, after 37 years of wondering which horse would be next, or if there ever would be another, the one thing everyone knew ...
June 07, 2015
American Pharoah is not another Secretariat, Affirmed, or Seattle Slew. But after his front-running victory Saturday, he deserves an exalted place in racing history, for he swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes at a time when the feat ...
June 06, 2015
Now, after his dominant victory in the Belmont Stakes to become only the 12th ever to capture the Triple Crown, the debate shifts from whether American Pharoah can make history to his place in it.