NYRA/Adam Coglianese
23hGary West

West: What does the Travers mean

Keen Ice? How did that happen? He had won only once in his career before the Travers, but on Saturday at Saratoga, he rallied to defeat the Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah.

1dJeremy Balan

Private Zone runs away in Forego Stakes

Jockey Martin Pedroza kept looking back in the stretch aboard Good Friends Stable's Private Zone in the $700,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

Ballston Spa Stakes (5:24)
1dEric Mitchell

Flintshire gets monster win in Sword Dancer

Juddmonte Farms' homebred Flintshire, who had been finishing close to some of Europe's best earlier this year, put his class on display in winning the $1 million Sword Dancer Stakes.

AP Photo/Hans Pennink
2dKaren Johnson

Large Saratoga crowd watches Pharoah gallop

On a glorious morning at Saratoga Friday, an estimated crowd of 15,000 flocked to the track to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in his final gallop before the Travers.

Albany Stakes (4:54)
AP Photo/Peter Morgan

Palace Malice retired

Palace Malice, a six-time graded stakes winner and the 2013 Belmont Stakes victor, has been retired, according to an announcement from Three Chimneys Farm.

AP Photo/Garry Jones

Travers Stakes Live chat

Keen Ice charged late to beat Triple Crown champion American Pharoah to the wire in the Travers Stakes.

AP Photo/Mike Groll
3dKaren Johnson

American Pharoah takes to Saratoga track

American Pharoah was on the Saratoga main track for all of five minutes for an easy gallop Thursday. It was the Triple Crown winner's first time on the track, following his arrival a day earlier.

AP Photo/Mike Groll
4dKaren Johnson

Pharoah hits Saratoga

American Pharoah stepped off the van at Saratoga Race Course at precisely 3 p.m. ET Wednesday for his next assignment, the $1.6 million Travers Stakes.

AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu

American Pharoah 1-5 favorite in 10-horse Travers

And now, it's on to the Spa for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, who was made the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a 10-horse field and drew the No. 2 post on Tuesday night.

AP Photo/Seth Wenig

Zayat Stables to donate to New Vocations

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced that Zayat Stables has committed to donating a percentage of American Pharoah's purse earnings for the remainder of his racing career.

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5dClaire Novak

Wise Dan works strong five furlongs at Keeneland

Wise Dan was bright-eyed and bushy tailed the morning of Aug. 25, powering his way through a five-furlong bullet in :59 seconds flat on the dirt at Keeneland.

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