American Pharoah Reigns Victorious As Victor Espinoza & Bob Baffert Win Kentucky Derby Again

American Pharoah Reigns Victorious As Victor Espinoza & Bob Baffert Win Kentucky Derby Again

By Ben Anderson
The 2015 Kentucky Derby was a thrilling one, with 3 horses going neck-and-neck in the stretch and American Pharoah pulling ahead in the final seconds....
2015 Kentucky Derby: Live Horse Racing Results

2015 Kentucky Derby: Live Horse Racing Results

By Aaron Durant
That's all from Churchill Downs for the day, and that's all for the coverage of the Kentucky Derby here on VAVEL. Last year, it was California Chrome. In 2015, American Pharoah is the winner of the Kentucky Derby. This is Aaron Durant saying so long! 6:49 pm ET: He had...
2014 Breeders' Cup Live Results of Horse Racing

2014 Breeders' Cup Live Results of Horse Racing

By Matthew Dixon
9:15 PM EST - Thank you for joining me today as we covered the Breeders Cup. Thanks again and take care. 9:10 PM EST - That wraps up another exciting (and a much more controversial) year of Breeders' Cup action. 2015 will have the event held at historic Keeneland...

Royal Ascot: Day 5 Recap

Chesham Stakes (Listed) The first race of the day at Ascot was the Chesham Stakes for 2 year olds. A field of 14 went seven furlongs on a good-to-firm turf course. After a slow star, Richard Pankhurst made a strong move in the final quarter mile to capture the opening race by 3 3/4 lengths at odds of 10-1. Toscanini had a similar trip, but was no match for Richard Pankhurst at 4-1. The 15-8 favorite, Dick Whittington, tracked the leaders during the race, but did not have the late kick needed to make an impact. Richard Pankhurst is trained by John Gosden and was ridden by William Buick. The final running time for the seven furlongs on turf was 1:27.58. Wesley Ward's ran two horses in this race - Cordero and Crown the Kitten. Cordero finished 6th after stalking the leaders while Crown the...
Royal Ascot: Day 4 Recap

Royal Ascot: Day 4 Recap ByMatthew Dixon

Friday was the penultimate day of racing at Royal Ascot and the Group 1 Coronation Stakes for 3 Year Old Fillies was the biggest race of the day....
Royal Ascot: Day 3 Recap

Royal Ascot: Day 3 Recap ByMatthew Dixon

Day three of Royal Ascot's meet provided a spectacular finish in the day's biggest race, the Group 1 Gold Cup....
Keeneland Releases Fall 2014 Stakes Schedule

Keeneland Releases Fall 2014 Stakes Schedule

By Matthew Dixon
Keeneland released their stakes schedule for the fall 2014 meet....

2014 Belmont Stakes Live Results of Horseracing

By Matthew Dixon
Thank you for joining us at VAVEL USA for the 2014 Belmont Stakes and the previous Triple Crown races as well. It was a great day of racing despite the lack of a story book ending with California Chrome. Nevertheless, horse racing will survive and we can all look forward...
Why A Triple Crown Winner Does Not Solve Horse Racing's Real Problems

Why A Triple Crown Winner Does Not Solve Horse Racing's Real Problems

By Matthew Dixon
California Chrome has a legitimate chance to win the Triple Crown, but how much good would a Triple Crown winner do for horse racing?...
2014 Belmont Stakes: California Chrome Draws Post 2

2014 Belmont Stakes: California Chrome Draws Post 2 ByMatthew Dixon

The field for the Belmont Stakes was drawn Wednesday Morning. California Chrome drew post 2 in the field of 11....
Belmont Stakes Update, June 1: More Workouts From The Top Contenders

Belmont Stakes Update, June 1: More Workouts From The Top Contenders ByMatthew Dixon

Six more Belmont Stakes contenders completed their workouts to cap the final weekend before the June 7 Belmont Stakes....

Belmont Stakes Update, May 31: Workouts Galore

California Chrome, Tonalist, Social Inclusion, Samraat, and Medal Count all worked on Saturday in preparation for the Belmont Stakes on June 7. Another contender, General a Rod, also joined the...
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