American Pharoah drew the 5th position from the pole for Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes. The winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness is racing for the first Triple Crown since 1978.
On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Tim Layden explains how American Pharoah's speed will allow the young colt to excel in the Belmont Stakes. ...read more
On SI Now, Triple Crown winner Victor Espinoza compares riding American Pharoah to swimming above ground. ...read more
American Pharoah won the Haskell Invitational Sunday, his first race since winning the Triple Crown in June. ...read more
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Stories Shaping Sports and Business: May 19th Belmont to Open the Triple Crown In a normal year the Belmont Stakes is the third leg in horse racing's Triple Crown event. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year. Instead the thoroughbred race will be this year’s first leg for ...read more