Justify aims for Triple Crown glory at Belmont

More Sports / Horse Racing Jun 8, 2018

Justify aims for Triple Crown glory at Belmont

Bob Baffert hopes Justify can gallop into American thoroughbred racing's Hall of Fame on Saturday when he bids to become only the 13th horse in history to complete the Triple Crown at the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. A victory for the unbeaten 3-year-old ...

Japan's Lani finishes third in Belmont Stakes

More Sports / Horse Racing Jun 12, 2016

Japan's Lani finishes third in Belmont Stakes

Japanese-trained Lani finished an impressive third in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, a length and a half behind winner Creator. The Yutaka Take-ridden Lani became the first horse from Japan to race in all three Triple Crown races. The Mikio Matsunaga-trained colt has improved each ...

More Sports / Horse Racing Jun 19, 2015

American Pharoah back in California

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah returned home to Santa Anita in California and was greeted by a crowd of well-wishers, including Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts. After a flight from Louisville, Kentucky, and a police escort from Ontario Airport to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's ...

More Sports / Horse Racing Jun 9, 2015

90,000 don't cash Belmont tickets

Souvenirs, everyone? A $2 ticket on American Pharoah to win the Belmont Stakes may be worth a lot more money later than now. Or, people are hanging on to their own little piece of horse racing history. Or selling them online. Two days after American Pharoah became ...