Trainer Dallas Stewart hopes to improve off a second place Preakness Stakes finish with the Belmont Stakes.
Belmont Stakes contender The Truth or Else gets a bath on June 1 at Kenny McPeek's barn.
Alsvid carried on with his winning ways May 30 at Churchill Downs, upsetting the season debut of Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Work All Week in the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. I).
The Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner had a schooling session in the Churchill Downs starting gate and resumed galloping around the one-mile oval May 29.
Trainer Dale Romans said May 28 that Bill Cubbedge's Molly Morgan has been retired from racing because of a hairline fracture in one of her sesamoids.
Work All Week was the king of midwest sprinters last year. In the Breeders' Cup, he defeated defending Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Secret Circle and two-time Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) winner Private Zone.
Charlie LoPresti heard the news he's been waiting on for months now, as the doctors at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital cleared two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan for galloping May 26.
Donegal Racing's Keen Ice, who finished seventh in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) in his previous start, breezed six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 on a fast track at Churchill Downs May 27.
Trainer Bob Baffert comments after dual classic winner American Pharoah works at Churchill Downs May 26.
Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah continued his training for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) by galloping 1 1/4 miles on a sloppy Churchill Downs main track May 25.
Queen of Silence scored a tenacious neck victory in her career debut May 25 in the second race at Gulfstream Park, fighting off rivals late and becoming the first winner for Twirling Candy.
American Pharoah gets bath after galloping over a sloppy track on May 25, 2015 at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Belmont Stakes.
Michele and Cliff Love's Xtra Luck took over from pacesetter Majestic Harbor in early stretch and held his command for a comfortable win in the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 23 at Churchill Downs
American Pharoah continued his preparations for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) by galloping 1 3/16 miles on the Churchill Downs main track under regular exercise rider Jorge Alvarez May 23.
American Pharoah gallops at Churchill Downs on May 23, 2015. Video Courtesy NYRA
American Pharoah walks off the track at Churchill Downs after galloping on May 23, 2015. Video Courtesy NYRA
It was a busy day for trainer Todd Pletcher at Belmont Park the morning of May 22 as three of his hopefuls for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) worked at the New York oval.
Trainer Paul McGee also has the $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational (gr. II), a 1 1/2-mile dirt race on the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard, under consideration.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs. Download Equibase Past Performances for the Louisville Handicap.
Churchill Downs Inc. has filed suit against Daily Racing Form, alleging the company's DRF Bets wagering service violated the Interstate Horseracing Act when it took bets on this year's Kentucky Derby and Oaks.
Claire Novak tells us how American Pharoah exited the Preakness Stakes, the plan for American Pharoah to prep for the Belmont Stakes, and when he will ship to Belmont Park.
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.
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