Hank Goldberg gives you picks on his favorite NFL action for the weekend.
Dual classic winner American Pharoah impressed trainer Bob Baffert and onlookers at Churchill Downs the morning of May 26 when the colt breezed four furlongs in :48 in prep for the June 6.
War Story will bypass the June 6 Belmont Stakes in favor of the June 20 Ohio Derby at Thistledown, the owner confirmed.
Hard Not to Like showed a liking for the Santa Anita Park turf course with a come-from-behind victory in the $300,000 Gamely Stakes.
Michele and Cliff Love's Xtra Luck surged clear entering the stretch and posted a comfortable victory in Saturday's Louisville H.
Distinctiv Passion popped the gate and never looked back en route to victory in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap at Santa Anita.
John C. Oxley's Sky Treasure became a graded winner May 23, when she rallied from far off the pace to upset in the $200,000 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine.
It was a busy Friday morning for trainer Todd Pletcher at Belmont Park as three of his hopefuls for the June 6 Belmont Stakes worked at the New York oval.
With a little luck, with a horse winning the first two Triple Crown races, horse race interest and coverage approaches the top of the page, top of the broadcast and top of the paper.
An unwritten rule of picking horse race winners is don't make the same mistake more than ten straight times.
Considering no horse has won the Triple Crown since 1978, it is pretty obvious that American Pharoah will be facing a stiff test in the 147th Belmont Stakes.
American Pharoah's victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness will tincture with expectation everything he does and every move he makes over the next three weeks.
One of the most costly fears around the horse race track is fear of favorites.
Bob Baffert seems extremely comfortable at Pimlico. Thursday morning, the Hall of Fame trainer strolled nonchalantly to the racetrack to watch his two Preakness favorites gallop.
Sometimes the art of handicapping a horse race really isn't that complicated.
Will Bob Baffert's decision to run Dortmund in Saturday's Preakness Stakes come back to haunt him? It will if his Kentucky Derby winner, American Pharoah, is upset by his stablemate.
Jockey Vincent Powers and gelding Billy Kelly have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.
The online experience has made paying for reading and research materials seem obsolete, but The Racing Form is well worth paying for.
Jockey Victor Espinoza might feel like the luckiest man on earth, but hard work and strong mounts have gotten the Mexican native where he is today.
Sports serve many purposes in society, not the least of which is as a distraction. The 141st Preakness Stakes might just be a needed distraction for the city of Baltimore.
The Kentucky Derby has passed the bucket list phase and has become a party site as it outraced other events over a big sports weekend