- Bob Baffert grows into racing's grateful elder statesman Updated: May-29-15 6:04 am
ARCADIA, California - Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally-bred thoroughbreds.
- Baffert comes to defense of American Pharoah owner Zayat Updated: May-28-15 11:08 pm
NEW YORK - Trainer Bob Baffert says "it's a shame" that a lawsuit involving American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat has become an issue in the buildup to the Belmont Stakes next Saturday.
- 9 likely challengers await American Pharoah in Belmont Updated: May-28-15 4:57 pm
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah figures to have nine challengers when he runs in the Belmont Stakes next week, trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
- Past Triple Crown winners ready to welcome a new one Updated: May-26-15 6:15 pm
Steve Cauthen thinks it's long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.
- American Pharoah gets 1st work in since winning Preakness Updated: May-26-15 4:13 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
- Richard Mulhall, former trainer and racing manager, dies Updated: May-25-15 6:00 pm
ARCADIA, California - Richard Mulhall, a trainer who went on to manage the careers of 2001 Horse of the Year Point Given and 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem, died Monday. He was 76.
- American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont Updated: May-22-15 4:57 pm
NEW YORK - Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday.
- Some dramatic Triple Crown finishes, winners and losers Updated: May-22-15 12:39 pm
NEW YORK - Funny how a 1 1/2-mile race - the farthest distance most horses will ever run - can be decided by a head, neck or nose, or by 8, 25 or even 31 lengths.
- Owner: American Pharoah expected to race until end of year Updated: May-20-15 5:18 pm
NEW YORK - Win or lose the Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah is expected to keep racing for the rest of the year.
- Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney in racing HOF Updated: May-20-15 3:21 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, who bred Native Dancer among his 77 stakes winners and was instrumental in helping thoroughbred racing gain exposure on television, and John Hay Whitney, an owner, breeder and leader of the sport for more than 50 years, have been elected posthumously to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.
- Challengers lining up to take on American Pharoah in Belmont Updated: May-19-15 3:47 pm
NEW YORK - There's no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown.
- Preakness winner American Pharoah returns to Churchill Downs Updated: May-18-15 7:15 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - American Pharoah took a short walk to stretch his legs after his flight before getting a bath and retiring to his barn for some well-earned rest.
- Get your Triple Crown tickets - plenty available, for now Updated: May-18-15 5:39 pm
NEW YORK - The best seats are sold out, but about 40,000 general admission tickets remain for a chance to see American Pharoah attempt to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
- Potential spoilers taking on American Pharoah in Belmont Updated: May-18-15 2:20 am
NEW YORK - 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.
- Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah healthy, but tired Updated: May-17-15 7:17 pm
BALTIMORE - American Pharoah wins on dry tracks, wet tracks, any tracks.
- What was learned from American Pharoah's Preakness victory Updated: May-17-15 2:06 am
BALTIMORE - That was easy, wasn't it?
- Chenery, Cauthen: American Pharoah has the Triple Crown look Updated: May-16-15 11:54 pm
Secretariat owner Penny Chenery and Affirmed jockey Steve Cauthen believe American Pharoah is that special horse capable of ending a 37-year Triple Crown drought. Ron Turcotte agrees.
- American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next Updated: May-16-15 9:02 pm
BALTIMORE - Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. A drenched racetrack.
- Tall Tale: Surprising 2nd for Tale of Verve in Preakness Updated: May-16-15 8:50 pm
BALTIMORE - A 30-1 long shot in the morning line, Tale of Verve got virtually no love from the media or bettors leading up to the Preakness.
- Ironicus wins Dixie Stakes on Preakness undercard Updated: May-16-15 6:17 pm
BALTIMORE - Ironicus surged in the stretch to win the $300,000 Dixie Stakes, the richest race Saturday on the Preakness undercard at Pimlico.
- Pimlico official says Preakness could move to Sunday in 2016 Updated: May-16-15 5:06 pm
BALTIMORE - There could come a time in the next few years when the Preakness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.
- Water main break leaves Pimlico short on Preakness Day Updated: May-16-15 4:41 pm
BALTIMORE - A water-main break around two miles from Pimlico Race Course has left the track short of water on Preakness Day.
- Preakness starters' names evolve from an involved process Updated: May-15-15 3:03 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Coming up with a clever name for a thoroughbred can be a challenge - and not just creatively.
- Protest of Baltimore police actions planned on Preakness Day Updated: May-14-15 3:17 pm
BALTIMORE - Some groups opposed to Baltimore police actions in the Freddie Gray case plan to rally in downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon.
- Derby winner American Pharoah has dreaded rail for Preakness Updated: May-13-15 9:33 pm
BALTIMORE - Bob Baffert can only hope the finish of the Preakness Stakes turns out better than the post-position draw.