The Triple Crown winner will likely race for the last time at the Breeders' Cup, which leaves the sport with a big question mark.
The 37-year run of no Triple Crown winners is over, but the greatness of the 1973 winner is put in perspective again.
Who won the Super Bowl and what was TV's most popular show the last time horse racing had a Triple Crown winner?
American Pharoah needs to win the Belmont to become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to pull off the feat.
Bob Baffert Recalls His 'Donkey Kong' Obsession
No horse has pulled this off since Affirmed in 1978, but maybe the continuing intrigue of when it might happen again is good for the sport.
Thanks to his name, Itsaknockout has a promotional deal with the organizers of the boxing match.
It's only the second time a filly to win the run for the roses.
As both forms of entertainment evolve, they find themselves funded by the same groups of investors.
A wardrobe malfunction gives the local track more of a show than they'd bargained for.