Sean Clancy looks the three-year cast warming up for their classic season
The historical element is a key component of the tapestry that makes horse racing the sport and the industry that it is
"Justify may well find things tougher again when he returns from a well-earned break, especially if taking on older horses in the Breeders’ Cup"
Watching the US networks cover Justify's Triple Crown should make us put the horse at the centre of racing's promotional campaigns
Tom Law witnessed American racing celebrate its 13th Triple Crown winner as Mike Smith guided Justify home in the Belmont Stakes
By Irish Field Contributor on 15 June 2018
Sean Clancy talks to US jockey supremo Mike Smith
It is a pity Saxon Warrior failed to get past the second leg but, on the positive side, the sequence of the Triple Crown seems to be more popular now than in recent years
Justify is probably capable of a figure in the high 120s but his pedigree suggests he will be vulnerable in Belmont
The Kentucky Derby winner overcame testing conditions at Pimlico and heads to Belmont for the final leg of the Triple Crown
FOBT fallout and racing's image, fillies in demand in the sales ring and a Triple Crown double, are topics of discussion
Nijinsky is the last horse to complete the Triple Crown, to win the 2000 Guineas, the Derby and the St Leger. That was in 1970.
Saxon Warrior must have an excellent chance of landing a Triple Crown
Classic Empire heads the Triple Crown hopefuls as they begin the road to Kentucky
On his fifth attempt Exaggerator defeated the previously unbeaten Nyquist, smashing the dream of a Triple Crown
Sean Clancy takes a look at the Triple Crown hopefuls and dreamers at this early stage
Horseracing was seen at its best in the week just passed with American Pharoah taking the Triple Crown and Golden Horn the emphatic winner of the Derby at Epsom
By Irish Field Contributor on 12 June 2015
Two classic races on each side of the Atlantic produced dominant performances and a meeting at the end of the season would be the ultimate highlight
After a 37 year gap, American racing celebrated its first Triple Crown winner as the Bob Baffert-trained colt galloped to Belmont Stakes glory
A great racing weekend between the Epsom Derby and American Pharoah bidding for America's Triple Crown
After a gap of 37 years, much rests on the back of American Pharoah as he bids to complete the US Triple Crown
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