1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.
Torrential rain came to Baltimore about ten minutes before post-time of the Preakness Stakes but that didn’t bother the Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah.
American Pharoah has won the Preakness, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.
The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.
Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.
Among the best reasons to go to the Preakness Stakes this year are the pure spectacle of the event and a chance to visit the historical city of Baltimore.
American Pharoah raced in third through three-quarters of the race but edged out Firing Line in the home stretch.
When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.
The 2015 class lining up for America’s most popular horse race includes a handful of horses with superstar potential.
Huge crowds are expected next month, should Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome race in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx.
California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.
California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.