American Pharoah’s owners and thoroughbred racing now have a new race to run: A race to capitalize on the horse’s Triple Crown victory before the excitement fades away.
NBC Sports and Comcast Sportsnet New England horse racing analyst Bob Neumeier joined Ed and Steve to talk about American Pharoah and the Triple Crown.
With a final quarter-mile dash to the finish even faster than Secretariat, American Pharoah ran into Triple Crown history with a dazzling display of speed and endurance in the Belmont Stakes.
Victor Espinoza called it “the best feeling I ever had,” and American Pharoah was only through the first turn.
Ahmed Zayat spends big money buying and betting on horses, and brags about how successful he’s been at everything he’s set out to accomplish.
Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets placed at offshore casinos.
Maryland Jockey Club Vice President and General Manager Sal Sinatra on the Preakness and Pimlico.
Preakness has long been a Baltimore tradition and we just wrapped up a weekend of excitement—but there may come a time when it’s no longer here in Baltimore.
Dortmund won’t be around for this one, but a familiar cast of 3-year-olds are lining up as potential spoilers when American Pharoah attempts to win the Belmont Stakes and give thoroughbred racing its first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
Preakness and Derby winner American Pharoah leaves Pimlico.
Mike Battaglia of NBC Sports joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Preakness Stakes.
American Pharoah stood outside the Pimlico stakes barn, staring straight ahead at trainer Bob Baffert, who was holding his lead shank while two others were hosing off the white bandages around the colt’s legs.
The 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.
California Chrome ridden by Victor Espinoza won the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.
The 138th running of the Preakness Stakes saw and upset, as Triple Crown hopeful Orb was outrun by Oxbow.
Union Rags, ridden by Jockey John Velasquez, won the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9, 2012 in Elmont, New York.