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Lady Shipman wins $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Lady Shipman continued her winning ways with a dominating 3 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga Race Course. (MORE)

Mission Brief and Pinkman favored in Hambletonian elims

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The $1.2 million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands this weekend is going to feature last year's top colt and filly trotters. (MORE)

Triple Crown winner jetting home to California after Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) American Pharoah is on the road again.

The Triple Crown winner is headed home to California the morning after a 2 1/4-length victory in the $1.75 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in New Jersey on Sunday. (MORE)

What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.

As the Triple Crown winner stepped onto the track for first race since sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, Monmouth Park's Haskell anthem was blasting away over the sound system, and many in the record crowd of 60,983 were singing along: "... tramps like us, baby we were born to run." (MORE)

Gimme Da Lute wins Real Good Deal by 12 1/4 lengths

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Bob Baffert-trained Gimme Da Lute romped to a 12 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar. (MORE)

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.

"This horse, he just keeps bringing it," trainer Bob Baffert said. "He's just a great horse." (MORE)

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah wins Haskell in return

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) American Pharoah flashed his speed in the stretch and easily won the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday in his first race since sweeping the Triple Crown.

With a record crowd of 60,983 cheering him on at Monmouth Park, American Pharoah came out of the final turn with a clear lead and cruised to a 2 1/4-length victory without any urging from jockey Victor Espinoza. (MORE)

Stopchargingmaria edges Untapable in Shuvee at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Stopchargingmaria edged champion filly Untapable by a length Sunday in the Grade 3 $200,000 Shuvee at Saratoga Race Course. (MORE)

Travers to raise purse by $350,000 if American Pharoah runs

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) The New York Racing Association will raise the purse of the $1.25 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga to $1.6 million if Triple Crown winner American Pharoah starts in the race. (MORE)

Triple Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race back

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history - win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

Racing's 12th Triple Crown winner takes on six rivals in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday. Of the 11 other Triple winners, 10 returned to racing and seven of them won. (MORE)

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