Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza has returned to riding at Santa Anita after a whirlwind of appearances since winning the Belmont Stakes aboard American Pharoah to complete the sport’s first Triple Crown victory since 1978.
Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37 year Triple Crown drought.
American Pharoah has won horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 37 years, achieving one of the sporting world’s rarest feats.
American Pharoah makes his bid for the Triple Crown today. Check out the scene leading up to the race.
With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.
The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.
CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.
For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.
Baffert said some people are “jealous” of Zayat’s good fortune of owning a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner about to attempt to win the Triple Crown.
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.
California Chrome sustained a bloody gash to his right front foot during the Belmont Stakes, an injury that may have hurt his chances in his failed bid to sweep the Triple Crown for the first time in 36 years.
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.
California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.
The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.