American Pharoah Draws Post 2 in Travers Stakes

Photo by Coglianese Photos/Susie Raisher Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, seeking his six consecutive grade I victory, has drawn post position two in a field of ten for the $1,600,000 Travers Stakes (gr. I) on August 29th at Saratoga. Trained by … Continued

American Pharoah Draws Post 5 in Belmont Stakes

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah has drawn post five in an eight-horse field for the June 6th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park. Here are the entries and post positions: 1 Mubtaahij, Irad Ortiz Jr., Mike de Kock 10-1 2 Tale … Continued

Belmont Stakes Countdown–May 30, 2015

With exactly one week remaining until the June 6th Belmont Stakes (gr. I), three more Belmont Stakes contenders turned in official workouts this morning. Headlining the work tab was Preakness Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Tale of Verve, who breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59.02 … Continued

Belmont Stakes Countdown–May 23, 2015

Here’s a bit of trivia–how many horses did each Triple Crown winner defeat in their Triple Crown victories? The answers might surprise you. The record for the most horses beaten by a Triple Crown winner is seven–just seven–held jointly by … Continued

Belmont Stakes Countdown–May 20, 2015

Welcome to the first in a series of daily or near-daily articles covering the major news developments along the road to the June 6th Belmont Stakes (gr. I), in which American Pharoah will attempt to become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 … Continued