Horse Racing

8:36 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Triple Crown winner Justify was calm while posing for thousands of fans who cheered and took pictures of horse racing’s newest superstar in 90-degree heat at Churchill Downs. A week after becoming the second Triple Crown champion in four years and 13th overall, the unbeaten chestnut colt
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7:15 PM ET Mitchell Lamb SATURDAY’S BEST Rosehill Race 1 No.4 Pedicel (Kerrin McEvoy) – $4.40 After looking the part at the trials, I was super keen on Pedicel at her debut and she did a wonderful job when saluting at Canterbury, where not everything went right for her, as she was out of her
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10:08 PM ET With his Triple Crown victory Saturday, Justify became the most valuable horse in racing history. Before the Belmont Stakes, the horse’s owners, primarily WinStar Farm, China Horse Club & SF Racing, negotiated a deal with Coolmore to sell the horse’s breeding rights for $60 million. The Triple Crown was worth an additional
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1:01 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Justify turned in another strong gallop Friday in his final preparation for a Triple Crown bid in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes. The chestnut colt will be the odds-on favorite Saturday to become the 13th horse to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Triple Crown contender
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Jun 7, 2018 Associated Press NEW YORK — Triple Crown contender Justify glided over the track in his first trip over the Belmont Park strip on Thursday morning. The strapping chestnut colt is the odds-on favorite to complete the series sweep on Saturday in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes following victories in the Kentucky Derby
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Jun 7, 2018 Mitchell Lamb There is an abundance of racing on offer along the east coast on Saturday. Mitchell Lamb from tab.com.au has run the form and settled on his best bets below. SATURDAY’S BEST Doomben Race 4 No. 1 Ambitious (Craig Williams) – $3.40 Japanese import Ambitious is quietly establishing himself amongst the
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Jun 6, 2018 Associated Press NEW YORK — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify arrived in New York on Wednesday ahead of this weekend’s Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to sweep the Triple Crown. Justify traveled smoothly to Belmont Park via a flight from Louisville, Kentucky, and a van ride from an
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Jun 6, 2018 With the Triple Crown in sight at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, Justify’s owner, WinStar Farm, has brokered a deal to have the horse exclusively sponsored by private jet company WheelsUp. Terms were not disclosed. The rights include a WheelsUp logo on the horse’s blanket and includes WheelsUp sponsorship of jockey Mike Smith, who
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