Nyquist Nabs 2016 Kentucky Derby Win

Nyquist Nabs 2016 Kentucky Derby Win

Nyquist nabbed the win at the 142nd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Nyquist, who ran from Gate 13, was this year’s favorite at 2-1 odds. Exaggerator took the no. 2 spot and showed at odds of 5–1 while Gun Runner came in third and placed at 10–1 odds. […]

Horse Racing: History of the Triple Crown and Its Winners [Video] (Update)

Horse Racing: History of the Triple Crown and Its Winners [Video] (Update)

Horse racing has its first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. On Saturday, June 6, American Pharoah broke the nearly four decades-long drought that has existed in the sport’s long and storied history by capturing victory at the Belmont Stakes in Belmont, NY. Until American Pharoah, a horse has not successfully captured the Triple Crown prize […]

American Pharoah Wins Preakness Stakes and Goes for Triple Crown Victory

American Pharoah Wins Preakness Stakes and Goes for Triple Crown Victory

American Pharoah, the thoroughbred who claimed victory in this year’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Race Track in Louisville, KY, managed to capture another win in the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, MD at Pimlico Race Course on May 16. Now, the Triple Crown contender is headed for a possible trifecta at the Belmont Stakes […]