Race to the Triple Crown

Race to the Triple Crown

Triple Crown glory could await American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6, on NBC.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:27 AM EDT

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

What We Learned From American Pharoah's Preakness Win

That was easy, wasn't it? Two weeks after struggling but winning the Kentucky Derby, American Pharoah ignored thunder, lightning, rain and the opposition and splashed his way to a seven-length victory in the...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 08:01 PM EDT

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

Preakness Could Move to Sunday in 2016: Officials

There could come a time in the next few years when the Preakness is held on a Sunday at Laurel Park.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 07:09 PM EDT

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

Derby Champ American Pharoah Wins Preakness in Driving Rain

American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the...

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 05:45 PM EDT

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah Favored to Win Preakness

American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn't look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip about 30 times to urge him on in the stretch. His...

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 03:42 PM EDT

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Racing in Their Bones: Behind Top Jockeys' Dynasties

Javier Castellano would never have been a jockey if his father had had his way. Abel Castellano rode horses for almost 30 years in Maracaibo, Venezuela, broke ribs and a shoulder and knew how tough a job it was....

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 04:01 PM EDT

Preakness: 5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Preakness:  5 Movies to Put You in the Racing Mood

Ready for the Preakness Stakes on NBC? Here are five movies about horse racing sure to put you in the mood for Saturday's gallop to the winner's circle.

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Western CT Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Western CT Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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Metro-North Delayed After Person Hit by Train in Fairfield

Metro-North Delayed After Person Hit by Train in Fairfield

The Metro-North New Haven Line is delayed due to police activity in the area of the Fairfield Metro station, according to the railroad.

2 Seriously Hurt When Car Smashes Into Wethersfield Home

2 Seriously Hurt When Car Smashes Into Wethersfield Home

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Truck Crashes Off Highway in Guilford

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Truck Crashes Off Highway in Guilford

A Bronx, New York man is dead and a Greenwich man is hospitalized with serious injuries after a pickup crashed off Interstate 95 in Guilford on Wednesday morning and landed in the woods below, off State Street...

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

Nine FIFA officials and five other corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international...

Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Hamden Home

Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Hamden Home

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