The Road to the Grand Slam Continues

Tune-in to NBC on Saturday at 4:00 PM ET to witness American Pharoah's next stop on the road to the Grand Slam, the Travers Stakes. Learn More

Race Day Moments: The Travers

Can't make it to Saratoga? Don't worry, Breeders' Cup has you covered. Check out the most riveting race day moments from Pharoah's return to the track in the Travers. View Gallery

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Race Day Moments: The Travers

Check out the most riveting race day moments captured by our fans from $1.6 million Travers Stakes.

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Handicapping, Travers Stakes*

American Pharoah and Upstart should slow down the early pace and turn the Travers into a “Merry Go Round!” Peter Rotondo, Jr. shares his Million Dollar Finish picks. Read More

History, Travers Stakes*

The first Travers pre-dates the inaugural Kentucky Derby. The first running came over a decade before the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. It is the oldest 3-year-old stakes race in the United States. Read More

Handicapping, Travers Stakes*

In four of the last seven runnings of the Travers Stakes, the margin between the first and second place finishers has been a nose. Will we see another duel to the wire or will Triple Crown winner American Pharoah win by open lengths again? Read More


Run at four different New York tracks and renamed twice, find out more about the race where champions have often finished second. Read More

Travers Stakes*

There is a common denominator tying together the 3,800-plus career winners saddled to date by trainer Todd Pletcher. Blacksmiths Ray Amato Sr. and his son, Ray Jr., have shod all Pletcher’s horses since his first full year of training in 1996, when the conditioner had just a half-dozen runners in his care. Read More

Race Preview, Travers Stakes*

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah drew post two and was made the 1-5 morning line favorite in the 146th Travers Stakes at Saratoga this Saturday. Read More

TVG Pacific Classic

Despite first being run in 1991, this race is one of the top races for older runners in California, producing four California Horses of the Year. Read More

Once run only 25 days after the grandstand and clubhouse burned down, find out more about the first race to offer a million dollar purse. Read More

The Beverly D. is part of Arlington’s International Festival of Racing, a series of turf races that is among the richest in the country. Read More

Race Recap, The Whitney

Honor Code nipped longshot Liam’s Map by a neck at the wire to win today’s $1.25 million Whitney at Saratoga and became the fourth automatic qualifier into the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Read More

Upcoming TV Schedule

The Whitney8/8View Results
Travers Stakes8/294:00pm
Sword Dancer8/294:00pm
Spinaway Stakes9/55:00pm

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