Horse Racing

Creator, left, with jockey Luis Saez up, wins the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Elmont, N.Y. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Creator pulls off upset in 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

Creator, who finished 13th in the Derby and skipped the Preakness, won by a nose on Saturday.

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Preakness winner Exaggerator leaves Pimlico to head to Belmont Park

May 29, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Belmont Stakes will take place on June 11.

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Nyquist improving while Exaggerator making preparations for Belmont

May 25, 2016 | WNST Staff

Nyquist will ship back to California when he is healthy enough for the cross-country trip.

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Exaggerator “full of energy” after Saturday’s Preakness win

May 22, 2016 | WNST Staff

“The dream, honestly, is just having a horse that is consistent and has the ability to compete at this level.”

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Leftovers from the 141st Preakness Stakes

May 22, 2016 | WNST Staff

Exaggerator became the first horse to win the Preakness after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby since Prairie Bayou in 1993.


Exaggerator trainer: “I did what I could to get him happy and fresh and strong”

May 21, 2016 | WNST Staff

Exaggerator pulled away to win the 141st Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

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Exaggerator pulls away from Nyquist in sloppy Preakness

May 21, 2016 | WNST Staff

Seizing the lead at the top of the stretch, Exaggerator splashed past a tiring Nyquist and went on for a 3 1/2-length victory.

Homeboykris (3), ridden by Horacio Karamanos, wins the first race of the day on a muddy track ahead of the 141st Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

Owners of Barbaro suffer another loss on Preakness day

May 21, 2016 | WNST Staff

Filly Pramedya broke down during the fourth race on the Preakness undercard and was euthanized on the track.

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Nyquist, others make final preparations for 141st Preakness

May 21, 2016 | WNST Staff

The son of Uncle Mo is the 3-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 11 entered in the $1.5 million middle jewel of the Triple Crown.

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Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post as Preakness favorite

May 18, 2016 | WNST Staff

Unbeaten in eight races, the Derby winner is the overwhelming 3-5 favorite among 11 horses on Saturday.