American Pharoah

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American Pharoah Wraps Up Career in Unexpected Way

Triple Crown winner actually loses in Travers Stakes

(Newser) - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been beaten, losing to Keen Ice in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes before a stunned crowd today at Saratoga Race Course. American Pharoah came into the race as the overwhelming favorite, but lost the lead entering the far turn and just didn't... More »

Triple Crown! American Pharoah Does It

It's the first time since 1978

(Newser) - Sports history at Belmont Park this evening: American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown champion since 1978 and only the 12th horse overall to accomplish the feat. Jockey Victor Espinoza again rode American Pharoah to victory for trainer Bob Baffert, and the win was a... More »

American Pharoah Big Favorite, but Science Is Skeptical

Will we get a Triple Crown winner today?

(Newser) - The latest odds ahead of today's Belmont Stakes have American Pharoah as the favorite to win and thus claim the Triple Crown. He's at 1-2, with the next best odds belonging to Frosted at 5-1 and Materiality at 7-1, reports the Courier-Journal . If Pharoah does win, the horse... More »

Why American Pharoah's Name Is Misspelled

It's a typo that nobody caught

(Newser) - American Pharoah is the favorite to win tomorrow's Belmont Stakes, thus becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. But about that name: "Pharoah" should be spelled "Pharaoh," and while lots of horses have intentionally misspelled monikers, that's not what happened here. It's... More »

2 Down, 1 to Go: American Pharoah Wins Again

Takes Preakness, will go for Triple Crown at Belmont

(Newser) - The Belmont Stakes in three weeks just got a lot more interesting. American Pharoah won the Preakness today, just as he did the Kentucky Derby. Now he's just one victory away from the Triple Crown. No horse has done that since Affirmed in 1978. Jockey Victor Espinoza again rode... More »

Favorite Wins Again: American Pharoah Takes Derby

That's 3 straight years

(Newser) - No upsets at Churchill Downs today, again: Favorite American Pharoah won the 141st Kentucky Derby, reports AP . Jockey Victor Espinoza, who won last year's derby as well, rode the horse for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. This marks the third straight year the favorite has won, following Orb... More »

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