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Owner Of American Pharoah Named In Gambling Debt Lawsuit

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.

05/21/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

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.

05/20/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: American Pharoah is bathed at the barn after training for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Potential Spoilers Taking On American Pharoah In Belmont

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.

05/18/2015

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American Pharoah Leaves; Horse Racing Fans Dream Of Triple Crown

Preakness and Derby winner American Pharoah leaves Pimlico.

05/18/2015

trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Healthy, But Tired

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.

05/17/2015

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American Pharoah Dominates Field In Preakness

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.

05/16/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: Firing Line trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch For At Preakness

Start to finish, the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes will take less than two minutes.

05/15/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: Mr.Z trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Preakness Starters’ Names Evolve From An Involved Process

Coming up with a clever name for a thoroughbred can be a challenge — and not just creatively.

05/15/2015

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Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.

05/14/2015

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Derby Winner American Pharoah Has Dreaded Rail For Preakness

Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the position draw.

05/13/2015

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Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.

05/12/2015

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5 Reasons To Attend The 2015 Preakness Stakes

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.

05/06/2015

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