Zayat Stables' American Pharoah, dominating winner of the May 16 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I), came out of the race in good order and will ship to Churchill Downs May 18 to prepare for his bid for the Triple Crown.
Hall of Fame trainer talks May 17 after American Pharoah's Preakness (gr. I) win. Watch Part II
Trainer Bob Baffert talks to the media May 17 after American Pharoah's Preakness Stakes (gr.I) win. Watch Part I
Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah with trainer Bob Baffert the morning after winning the Preskness Stakes, getting a bath May 17.
Tom LaMarra recaps American Pharoah's victory in the Preakness Stakes at rainy Pimlico.
Comments from the connections of 2015 Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah, including trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat.
Claire Novak sets the scene for Preakness Day 2015, including a look at the weather.
Thieves broke into the office of the Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown and stole about $300 and a TV.
Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including the first Pimlico appearances of the week from Bodhisattva and Divining Rod, as well as trackwork from American Pharoah, Dortmund, and Firing Line. Also, an early weather forecast for Preakness Day.
Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred Untapable, winner of last year's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), breezed five furlongs May 11, and on May 14 was shipped to Belmont Park to prepare for the Ogden Phipps Handicap.
Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including the first trips to the track at Pimlico for American Pharoah, Firing Line, and Dortmund.
Footage of Preakness contender American Pharoah at Pimlico Race Course May 14. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club.
American Pharoah gets bath on his first morning at Pimlico on May 14, 2015.
Footage of Preakness contender Dortmund at Pimlico Race Course May 14. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club.
Footage of Preakness contender Tale of Verve at Pimlico Race Course May 13. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club.
Claire Novak recaps the Preakness Stakes Post Position Draw held on May 13, 2015.
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert discusses the arrival of American Pharoah and Dortmund May 13, 2015 at Pimlico Race Course.
A group of Preakness contenders arrive at Pimlico Race Course after a flight from Kentucky. watch video
A group of Preakness contenders arrive at Pimlico Race Course after a flight from Kentucky. American Pharoah, Dortmund, Danzig Moon, and Tale of Verve.
D. Wayne Lukas-trained Mr. Z, getting a bath at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday, May 13.
Divining Rod gallops at Fair Hill on May 9, 2015. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club
Bodhisattva gallops at Laurel Park May 10, 2015. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club
Watch races from previous Bob Baffert Preakness winners. Courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club
The Kentucky Equine Education Project said May 12 Fasig-Tipton, for the second year, will sponsor its grassroots funding program.
Maryland Jockey Club vice president and general manager Sal Sinatra looks at the first Preakness Stakes since he assumed his position.
Trainees for the two-year Darley Flying Start scholarship program come from seven different countries, the Darley International Student Program said May 11.
Koda Chrome finished third in his career debut May 7 at Belterra Park in Ohio, but to say it wasn't splashy would be an understatement.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra preview the Preakness Stakes.
A May 6 vote to change the recommended testing threshold for the anti-bleeding medication furosemide when it is administered 24 hours before a race triggered another debate and posed more questions.
Ellis Park and RaceTech have extended their existing licensing agreement for historical racing games at the Henderson, Ky., racetrack. The new agreement runs through Dec. 31, 2016.
U.A.E. Derby (UAE-II) winner Mubtaahij, who was eighth in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in his U.S. debut, will remain in the United States to aim for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 6, trainer Mike de Kock confirmed May 4.
NBC Sports reported that its live coverage of the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on NBC averaged 16 million viewers, up 4% from 15.3 million last year, according to information from The Nielsen Company.
Workouts of note May 4 included last year's 3-year-old champion filly Untapable and grade I winner Lea, who both worked in Kentucky.
Kentucky Downs will ask regulators May 6 to let it offer about $4.2 million in Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund supplements during its 2015 meet, as well as spend $50,000 to advertise the incentive program.
Keeneland will ask the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission May 6 for permission to offer Thoroughbred simulcasts at The Red Mile, the Lexington harness track that is constructing a facility for historical race wagering machines.
A. Stevens Miles Jr., a retired Kentucky banker, civic leader, and Thoroughbred owner, died April 25 in Louisville. He was 85.
NBC Sports said the May 2 telecast of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs registered a 10.8/24 overnight household rating and share, the highest since it first broadcast the race in 2001.
Trainer Bob Baffert, who won his fourth Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 2, said the feeling of winning the classic at Churchill Downs for the fourth time was different than in the past.
Claire Novak updates us on how horses exited the Kentucky Derby and who is planning on going to the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.
Trainer Bob Baffert meets the press the day after American Pharoah's win in the Kentucky Derby.
Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Derby (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.
Trainer Simon Callaghan talks about Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up Firing Line May 3.
Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes feeds carrots to American Pharoah a day after his classic win in the Kentucky Derby.
All-sources pari-mutuel handle on the 13-race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) program May 2 totaled a record $194.3 million, up 4% from $186.6 million in 2014, Churchill Downs Inc. said.
Comments from the connections of 2015 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner American Pharoah.
Tom LaMarra recaps American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Kentucky Derby. Includes footage from the race.
Donegal Racing and Rockingham Ranch's Finnegans Wake returned from California in winning form to capture the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) May 2 at Churchill Downs.
A montage of some of the celebrities on the Red Carpet for the 2015 Kentucky Derby.
Dame Dorothy earned her first grade I victory May 2 and did so with distinction, running down game champion Judy the Beauty and surprisingly tough 18-1 pacesetter Moonlit Stroll in the $300,000 Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I).
Gunpowder Farms' 3-year-old son of Kitten's Joy wins his first graded stakes in his third lifetime start in the 1 1/16-mile turf event at Churchill Downs May 2.
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