Browsing Horse Racing

American Pharoah Wins Kentucky Derby – Starting Road to the Triple Crown

Posted on 3 May, 2015, by in Other Sport

The road to the Triple Crown of horse racing begins with the Kentucky Derby, and the 141st edition of it won by American Pharoah, beating Firing Line and Dortmund to claim the prestigious honor, jockeyed by Victor Espinoza, who gets to ride the winner of the race for a second straight year. More

California Chrome – Nasal Strip Approved For Belmont

Posted on 20 May, 2014, by in Other Sport

In horse racing, there’s a lot less to write about heading into a big race. California Chrome having the chance of being the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years has changed that, making even the decision over his nasal strip, approved for the race at Belmont a worthy headline. More

California Chrome & the Triple Crown – The Nasal Strip Complication

Posted on 19 May, 2014, by in Other Sport

Winning the triple crown of horse racing isn’t impossible, but it’s never easy. After taking first place at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, California Chrome is heading to Belmont to try and complete the impressive feat. However, wearing a nasal strip that helps the horse breath while thundering has been complicating things. More

California Chrome Wins Preakness – One More for the Triple Crown

Posted on 18 May, 2014, by in Other Sport

The legend of California Chrome continues to grow following another dominant performance, winning the Preakness which means he is one win away from joining a prestigious club of race horses who have completed the Triple Crown. Jockey Victor Espinoza was close to that one in the past, but that’s probably the only thing remotely close to a championship lineage this group has got. More

California Chrome Wins Kentucky Derby – One For the Little Guy

Posted on 4 May, 2014, by in Other Sport

Horse racing is dominated by regally bred horses, not some “blue-collar” animals and owners. But the 2014 version of the world’s most famous race gave us a different story line won , as California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby by 1 3/4 lengths. More