Keyword: Preakness Stakes

  • American Pharoah
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    American Pharoah's Crown Top Sports Story

    American Pharoah's Triple Crown sweep, culminating in his breathtaking victory in the Belmont Stakes presented by DraftKings (gr. I) that ended a 37-year drought, was honored Dec. 24 as the "Sports Story of the Year" by AP.

  • Smarty Jones

    Smarty Jones to Stand at Calumet Farm

    Smarty Jones, whose 2004 Triple Crown bid and affable connections earned him legions of fans, is returning to Central Kentucky from Pennsylvania to take up stallion duties at Calumet Farm. His fee for 2016 will be $7,500.

  • MarketWatch: Walden on Pioneerof the Nile

    WinStar Farm president and chief executive officer Elliott Walden discusses the rise of Pioneerof the Nile, sire of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, into the upper echelon of stallions.

  • (June 6, 2015) American Pharoah, Victor Espinoza up, becomes the 12th Triple Crown winner...
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    The American Pharoah Story

    Thoroughbred racing once again pinned hopes and dreams upon the latest Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner heading into the Belmont. Finally, American Pharoah delivered, rolling to victory and becoming the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown.

  • Pharoah Fits Profile of Triple Crown Winner

    Since Affirmed swept the Triple Crown in 1978, there have been a total of 13 horses who have won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. Of those, 12 failed in the Belmont Stakes and one was scratched the day.

  • American Pharoah

    American Pharoah Impressive in Workout

    Dual classic winner American Pharoah impressed trainer Bob Baffert and onlookers at Churchill Downs the morning of May 26 when the colt breezed four furlongs in :48 in preparation for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

  • American Pharoah
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    American Pharoah to Stand at Ashford Stud

    Dual classic winner American Pharoah, who is seeking to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, will retire to Coolmore's Ashford Stud at the end of his career, most likely after this year, according to owner Ahmed Zayat.

  • Post Preakness Stakes News Update for May 17

    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.

  • American Pharoah and Bob Baffert May 17.
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    'Pharoah' in Good Health, Headed to Churchill

    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.

  • 2015 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Preakness Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Preakness Race Sequence

    2015 Preakness Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Preakness Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Slideshow: 2015 Preakness Sights

    The sights and scenes leading up to the big event, including coverage of the stakes races on Friday and Saturday.

  • Slideshow: 2015 Preakness Stakes

    A visual recap of American Pharoah's victory in the Preakness Stakes from the walkover, to the race, to the celebration afterwards.

  • And they're off in the 2015 Preakness Stakes!

    Preakness Stakes 140

    American Pharoah wins the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.

  • Preakness: Record Attendance, Bump in Handle

    The Maryland Jockey Club reported record attendance of 131,680 for the May 16 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course as well as an increase in pari-mutuel handle from last year's event.

  • 2015 Preakness Wrap

    Tom LaMarra recaps American Pharoah's victory in the Preakness Stakes at rainy Pimlico.

  • Looking towards the infield at the Preakness

    Early Reports Suggest Strong Preakness Day

    Early reports from the Maryland Jockey Club the afternoon of May 16 indicated business was strong for this year's Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) program and related infield activities.

  • Preakness News Update for May 15, 2015

    Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including the first Pimlico appearances of the week from Bodhisattva and Divining Rod, as well as American Pharoah, Dortmund, and Firing Line. Also, an early weather forecast.

  • Preakness News Update for May 15, 2015

    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.

  • Preakness Could Move to Sundays in Future

    The operator of Pimlico Race Course is considering moving the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) to Sunday from its traditional Saturday spot in the future as a way to attract more fans for the annual two-day affair.