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By Jake Seiner, Associated Press
The Belmont Stakes marked the end of the Triple Crown on Saturday, but the focus of horse racing this year is centered on a tragic statistic: an average of 10 horses a week died at American racetracks in 2018, a…
By PBS NewsHour
American Pharoah and jockey Victor Espinoza performed one of the sports world's rarest feats Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes, the third and final race needed to clinch the elusive title of Triple Crown champion…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The Stanley Cup, the NBA playoffs, the women's World Cup and the Belmont Stakes: It's a busy week in the world of sports. William Brangham explores all of the upcoming contests with Kevin Blackistone of ESPN and Mike Pesca of…
In this week's Doubleheader, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks agree on one thing: Former Sen. Rick Santorum will not be on a short list (or long list) to join Mitt Romney's ticket.
By Christina Bellantoni
There will be no Triple Crown winner this year. Ray Suarez speaks with Jay Privman of the Daily Racing Form at Belmont Park on the bitter blow for horse racing as the colt "I'll Have Another," winner of this year's…
With the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, the NewsHour's series on horse racing concludes with Washington Post columnist Andrew Beyer explaining how his method of calculating the speed of horses helped transform an entire industry.
In a Career of Handicapping Races, Secretariat Still Finishes First…
Ahead of horse racing's Triple Crown series, which begins with Saturday's 137th Kentucky Derby, the NewsHour begins a series of looks at the sport.
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