May 21, 2015
Ahmed Zayat, the man behind American Pharoah, likes to say his homebred colt by a homebred stallion is a family production, “A to Z.” No argument here. But while we’re on the subject, the Triple Crown challenge faced by American Pharoah in the 147th ...
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah began his bid toward the June 6 Belmont Stakes with a once-around jog Thursday morning at Churchill Downs, a routine bit of exercise that took a mere seven minutes to complete.
May 20, 2015
Trainer Dallas Stewart sent out yet another longshot to blow up the gimmicks in a Triple Crown event when Tale of Verve closed steadily to be second at 28-1 in the 140th Preakness on Saturday at Pimlico.
Should American Pharoah become a Triple Crown winner by taking the Belmont Stakes on June 6, there will be tremendous pressure on owner Ahmed Zayat to pull the racing plug and protect his valuable asset. Zayat has said the colt will continue to race ...
Trainer Dallas Stewart sent out yet another longshot to blow up the gimmicks in a Triple Crown event when Tale of Verve closed steadily to be second at 28-1 in the 140th Preakness on Saturday at Pimlico.
Dual classic winner American Pharoah, seeking to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, will stand at Coolmore’s Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., upon his retirement
May 18, 2015
American Pharoah beat 17 rivals in the Kentucky Derby, just seven showed up to futilely challenge him last Saturday in the Preakness, and it looks as if he’ll have about 10 opponents in the June 6 Belmont Stakes when he attempts to become the first ...
May 15, 2015
Keen Ice, seventh in the Kentucky Derby, worked five furlongs in 1:01.80 Friday at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Belmont Stakes on June 6.
May 06, 2015
Tale of Verve could wind up in the June 6 Belmont Stakes, said trainer Dallas Stewart, assuming the colt runs well in an interim prep, likely a first-level allowance.
The New York Racing Association will cap the attendance to this year’s Belmont Stakes at 90,000, in part to avoid overcrowding and other logistical problems that were incurred at last year’s event.