Chicago artist Thomas Allen Pauly was at Belmont Park last Saturday, when American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes by five and a half lengths, to win the first Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing since 1978.
At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.
With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.
Here are a few facts about the man that will be hoping to ride American Pharoah into the history books.
For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.
1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.
Torrential rain came to Baltimore about ten minutes before post-time of the Preakness Stakes but that didn’t bother the Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah.
Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.
Among the best reasons to go to the Preakness Stakes this year are the pure spectacle of the event and a chance to visit the historical city of Baltimore.
American Pharoah raced in third through three-quarters of the race but edged out Firing Line in the home stretch.
When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.
The 2015 class lining up for America’s most popular horse race includes a handful of horses with superstar potential.
Coburn’s rant was off-base, but maybe it will help start the real reform and regulation horse racing needs.
Steve Coburn says he’s “very ashamed” of his post-race rant and subsequent comments.
Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
On Saturday, California Chrome will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…