LOUISVILLE, KY (Thursday, April 21, 2016) – It’s time to get ready for your favorite Derby week events. Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester kicks off the Derby celebration on Saturday, April 30 followed by action-packed racing on Tuesday and Wednesday and a celebration of all things Kentucky at Thurby presented by TwinSpires.com to begin Oaks & Derby weekend. Tickets for all events are still available at www.kentuckyderbyweek.com. Read more
ELMONT, N.Y. – Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out onto a sloppy Belmont Park main track for the first time this morning to stretch his legs and become acclimated with his new surroundings as he prepares for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes as part of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival presented by DraftKings, and perhaps a date with destiny. Read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Tuesday, June 2, 2015) -Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah walked the shed row of Barn 33 Tuesday morning before departing Churchill Downs at 10 a.m. (all times Eastern) for a van ride to Louisville International Airport for his flight to New York in anticipation of Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (GI). Read more
YouTube video of American Pharoah’s May 25 gallop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FktMyy55BmQ
AMERICAN PHAROAH GALLOPS IN THE SLOP AT CHURCHILL DOWNS;
BAFFERT WILL BE AT BARN 33 TUESDAY MORNING TO CHECK ON CHAMPION
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, May 25, 2015) – Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) and Preakness Stakes (GI) winner American Pharoah continued his training for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (GI) by galloping 1 ¼ miles over a sloppy Churchill Downs main track on Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. ET with Jorge Alvarez up. Read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, May 3, 2015) – To set the stage for his press conference Sunday morning to reflect on this fourth victory, Hall of Fame trainerBob Baffert brought the star of the 141st Kentucky Derby — American Pharoah — out of the barn to pose for the cameras.