Race to Triple Crown Glory

Race to Triple Crown Glory

American Pharoah, who thundered to victory at Belmont, is the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT

Trainer Todd Pletcher Takes a Pass on the Preakness

Trainer Todd Pletcher Takes a Pass on the Preakness

The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher. Pletcher said Tuesday he will not enter any of the four horses he was considering for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 11:09 AM PDT

Big Expectations for American Pharoah After Derby Win

Big Expectations for American Pharoah After Derby Win

Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing the inevitable question. Does his horse have what it takes to win the Triple Crown?

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 10:59 AM PDT

Derby Winner Nears Return to Track for Preakness Prep

Derby Winner Nears Return to Track for Preakness Prep

American Pharoah is set to return to the track Thursday for his first jog since winning the Kentucky Derby. The colt remained in Bob Baffert's barn at Churchill Downs after Saturday's race, while the four-time...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT

Weir Dons Kentucky Derby "Mohawk" Hat

Weir Dons Kentucky Derby "Mohawk" Hat

Johnny Weir's choice of flashy hats usually grabs as much attention as the Kentucky Derby favorite.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 12:21 AM PDT

Kentucky Derby Favorite American Pharoah Races to Win

Kentucky Derby Favorite American Pharoah Races to Win

American Pharoah emerged as the winner of the 2015 Kentucky Derby. The horse, ridden by Victor Espinoza, was the 3-1 favorite and Dortmund the 4-1 second choice as fans started sorting out their picks during...

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:01 PM PDT

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Yea or Neigh? Guess the Real Racehorse Name

Can you guess which of the names is that of a real racehorse?

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 03:24 PM PDT

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

RAW: Hear from the Unseen Track Workers Behind The Kentucky Derby

Mike Wells is one of the hundreds of unseen backside workers who feed and tend to the horses who live at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. While they toil in obscurity, they play a valuable...

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 05:48 AM PDT

What's Behind the Kentucky Derby's Trademark Hats?

What's Behind the Kentucky Derby's Trademark Hats?

The Kentucky Derby may be the greatest two minutes in sports, but at Churchill Downs on Saturday, the competition parading in the stands could give the thoroughbreds a run for their money.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:23 AM PDT

What's in a Name? For Derby Race Horses, Plenty

What's in a Name? For Derby Race Horses, Plenty

In addition to personal preferences, owners must navigate rules on everything from name length to decorum enforced by the racing industry's primary association. And should the horse make it into one of the...

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 03:34 PM PDT

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert Has Two Race Horses in Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him.

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