What is it like to be a professional jockey? You don’t have to wonder anymore, thanks to a GoPro camera that was strapped to the back of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
American Pharoah joined the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners Sir Barton (1919), Gallant Fox (1930), Omaha (1935), War Admiral (1937), Whirlaway (1941), Count Fleet (1943), Assault (1946), Citation (1948), Secretariat (1973), Seattle Slew (1977) and Affirmed.
Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37 year Triple Crown drought.
American Pharoah makes his bid for the Triple Crown today. Check out the scene leading up to the race.
The words ‘Triple Crown’ are getting thrown around like a gigantic box full of plastic toys at a New York City daycare for a bunch of ADHD brats. And it’s been happening for close to 37-years now.
With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.
The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.
American Pharoah has been made the early 3-5 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years
CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.
For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.
Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million.
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.