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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Horse Racing

Secretariat would have dusted American Pharoah (Video)

American Pharoah made history on Saturday by becoming just the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown and the first to do it since 1978. But as impressive as the feat was, American Pharoah wouldn’t have stood a chance if the horse went up against Secretariat. Secretariat’s run at the 1973 Belmont Stakes was arguably…Read More

Victor Espinoza donated his Belmont Stakes winnings to charity

Jockey Victor Espinoza will no doubt garner fame, recognition, and a lifetime of opportunities after guiding American Pharoah to the Triple Crown, but he is not necessarily seeing an immediate fortune. That’s because the jockey decided to donate his Belmont Stakes winnings to charity. In an article for the Louisville Courier-Journal, Steve Myrick explains that…Read More

Minor league game stopped to watch home stretch of Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah on Saturday became the 12th horse to capture the Triple Crown and first since 1978. Unsurprisingly, the horse’s attempt at history was a big deal in Louisville, where American Pharoah also won the Kentucky Derby last month. It was such a big deal that a minor league game in Louisville was stopped temporarily…Read More

Victor Espinoza after winning Triple Crown: ‘Holy s—‘ (Video)

Jockey Victor Espinoza was elated and still in shock after winning the Triple Crown aboard American Pharoah on Saturday at the Belmont Stakes. NBC had a microphone on him and went live for his reaction after winning the race. The 43-year-old jockey, who probably did not know he was on live TV, just completed the…Read More

American Pharoah wins first Triple Crown since 1978 (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. American Pharoah made history by winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday to become the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown, doing so in a time of 2:26:65. American Pharoah, who is trained by Bob Baffert, is also the first horse to win the decorated honor since Affirmed in…Read More

American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes by a mile (Video)

American Pharoah blasted the field at the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday and now will have the opportunity to run for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes in three weeks. Your browser does not support iframes. Starting from the inside and getting out to an early lead, American Pharoah was the first…Read More

Steve Coburn goes on huge rant after California Chrome loses (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Steve Coburn, the outspoken owner of Triple Crown contender California Chrome, went off on a big rant after his horse lost the Belmont Stakes Saturday to fall short of the Triple Crown. Coburn was fuming that his horse finished fourth and that the winner — Tonalist — had fresh…Read More

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