There is no horse in the Haskell field that looks to be able to beat American Pharoah. But there are a couple of wagers that could yield nice returns on a race with such a prohibitive favorite.
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah will face 7 in Sunday's Haskell Invitational at Monmouth. Chat starts at 3 p.m. ET.
Triple Crown champion American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds for Sunday's $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.
Jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken off of his final two mounts Wednesday because of a failed breathalyzer test, Del Mar stewards said Thursday.
Jockey Edgard Zayas is rehabilitating following successful surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured left clavicle, according to his agent Tito Fuentes.
Jockey Ruben Rojas is facing multiple charges after Delaware State Police arrested him in connection with the Wednesday shooting of a trainer at Delaware Park.
As American Pharoah prepares for his first race since winning the Triple Crown, trainer Bob Baffert isn't worrying about legacy or reputation; he's just responding to a horse who likes to run.
Horseplayers still seeking a berth to the $2.5 million (estimated) DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship will have multiple free chances online in August.
American Pharoah arrived safe and sound, after traveling from trainer Bob Baffert's California base to Monmouth Park in New Jersey, where he will run in the Haskell Invitational.
American Pharoah makes his majestic comeback in the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational and begins the final phase of a career that is already certain to be enshrined in racing's National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.
The purse for the Haskell Invitational has been increased by $750,000 to $1.75 million with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah set to run in the race Sunday.
Doug O'Neill's Wednesday afternoon at Del Mar went as well as it possibly could.Of the six starters the trainer sent out, five ran first, which set the record at Del Mar.
La Verdad took the lead and never looked back Wednesday in the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap at Saratoga, cruising gate-to-wire by four lengths for the victory.
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Grade 1 winner Frosted is scheduled to start in Saturday's $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga, his first race since June 6 when he finished second in the Belmont Stakes to American Pharoah.
Bob Baffert thinks the Haskell is a horse race, and in his position, as the detail-obsessed trainer of the most celebrated racehorse in the nation, that's exactly what he has to think.
Rock Fall will face the Grade 1 question for the first time Saturday Saratoga, when the streaking Todd Pletcher trainee takes on a field of six other accomplished runners in the Vanderbilt.
A tough cast of characters will fight it out in the $250,000 Bowling Green Handicap, an 11-furlong race for older horses on the Saratoga Race Course inner turf.
American Pharoah's final workout for the Haskell Invitational appeared intentionally easy Tuesday at Del Mar.
For the first time in decades, there is a horse in active training who can claim the title of Triple Crown champion.
American Pharoah might be the only personality that could outdraw Bruce Springsteen at the Jersey Shore this weekend. Monmouth Park prepares for a record crowd to come out to see the Triple Crown champ.
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Jockey John Velazquez couldn't wait for the opening of Saratoga this week. He got a running start at the leading rider title by winning seven races there this week.
Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like came flying and secured her second consecutive grade I victory July 25, edging out Tepin in the final strides of the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes at Saratoga.
Curalina secured her second straight Grade 1 victory Sunday, but this one came via disqualification in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks to cap the opening weekend at Saratoga.
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