In a place where images of horses appear on everything from T-shirts to public artwork, the prospect of the first Triple Crown winner in two generations racing at Saratoga Race Course this summer has the locals in an American Pharoah frame of mind.
Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.
To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas sat outside the Pimlico stakes barn Wednesday morning, wondering if Mr. Z would run in the Preakness on Saturday.
Horses, hats and millions and millions of dollars in prizes. We are counting down to the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes right here in Baltimore.
A car-racing group in Cumberland wants to resume racing at the local airport next year.
California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist and leaving his owner to complain others took “the coward’s way out” by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown.
It was a great start to the day for Barn 26, the Belmont home for California Chrome.
California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.
Metro Meteor, also known as the painting horse, has come a long way since bad knees ended his racing career.
California Chrome might have abandoned his Triple Crown bid if New York officials refused to allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. But racing fans can exhale. “Nasalgate” has come to a quick — and satisfying — conclusion.
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.