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  • CNBC update: Gay pride attack Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 2:34 PM ET
    CNBC update: Gay pride attack

    Israeli police say a man stabbed several people at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem, and Mitt Romney criticized Sen. Ted Cruz over his Iranian nuclear deal comment, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • American Pharoah vs. Secretariat: And the winner is... Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 8:52 AM ET
    American Pharoah vs. Secretariat: And the winner is...

    A side-by-side video shows which thoroughbred would win if they raced each other.

  • American Pharoah bettors leave $315K behind Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 6:33 PM ET
    American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes down the final stretch ahead of the field on his way to winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York.

    Bettors who witnessed the first Triple Crown in over 30 years left behind their winnings in favor of the holding on to tickets.

  • Is Triple Crown win a curse for markets? Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 5:40 PM ET
    Triple Crown curse?

    Could American Pharoah's victory spell losses for the market? CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.

  • American Pharoah owner: Win huge for industry Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 5:21 PM ET
    Jockey Victor Espinoza, owner Ahmed Zayat and trainer Bob Baffert (left to right), celebrate with the Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown Trophies after American Pharoah won the 147th running of the Belmont on June 6, 2015, in Elmont, New York.

    Justin Zayat, racing manager of Zayat Stables, said Monday that his family's victory is a good sign for the entire horse racing industry.

  • American Pharoah's influence Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 3:42 PM ET
    American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes down the final stretch ahead of the field on his way to winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York.

    Discussing American Pharoah's Triple Crown win and what's next for the horse, with Justin Zayat, Zayat Racing Manager, and CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Can American Pharoah save horse racing? Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 1:49 PM ET
    Can American Pharoah save horse racing?

    The number of races and horses is declining, and American Pharoah's owners hope the triple crown winner can bring in more fans for the sport, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Big money for American Pharoah's owner Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 12:47 PM ET
    Big money for American Pharoah's owner

    American Pharoah's owners have no retirement plans for the horse just yet, despite winning the Triple Crown this past weekend, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • American Pharoah nabs sponsorship gold Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    American Pharoah nabs sponsorship gold

    Expect to see the Triple Crown winner on a slew of licensing deals, says CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • American Pharoah's reign not over yet Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    American Pharoah's reign not over yet

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the owners of the Triple Crown winner plan to continue racing the champion for the remainder of the year and breeding rights could reach $100,000.

  • American Pharoah worth $50 mil Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    American Pharoah worth $50 mil

    After winning horse racing's Triple Crown, American Pharoah is now worth an estimated $50 million.

  • Racing crowns American Pharoah new king Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 6:27 AM ET
    Racing crowns American Pharoah new king

    Rob Simmelkjaer, "Sports Matters" host, shares highlights from Saturday's Triple Crown race and the big money involved after the big win. He could lmake $100 million, says Simmelkjaer.

  • American Pharoah nabs Triple Crown in Belmont win Saturday, 6 Jun 2015 | 7:11 PM ET
    Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah #5, after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the wins American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.

    American Pharoah was victorious at the 147th Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown.

  • Halftime's own thoroughbred heads to Belmont Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    In the spirit of American Pharoah's race for the Triple Crown, The Halftime Report sent its own thoroughbred, Josh Brown, to the track at Belmont Park.

  • Betting on American Pharoah? Read this Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner American Pharaoh is bathed following his morning workout at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York June 4, 2015.

    Data from DerbyGames and DerbyJackpot.com suggests the good and bad bets to make ahead of Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

  • American Pharoah is 'breathing fire': Zayat Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 10:58 AM ET
    Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates as he guides American Pharoah #18 after crossing the finish line to win the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    American Pharoah is looking healthy ahead of his bid to win the Triple Crown at Belmont Park, owner Ahmed Zayat tells CNBC.

  • American Pharoah loves the mud Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    American Pharoah loves the mud

    American Pharoah could make history this weekend if he wins the Belmont Stakes. CNBC's Robert Frank reports from Belmont where American Pharoah was working out earlier to prepare for the race tomorrow.

  • Ahmed Zayat: American Pharoah ready to win Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Ahmed Zayat: American Pharoah ready to win

    CNBC's Robert Frank talks with Ahmed Zayat and Justin Zayat, "American Pharoah" owners, about Saturday's big race, the business of horse racing, and sponsorship deals.

  • American Pharoah seeks Triple Crown royalty Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    American Pharoah seeks Triple Crown royalty

    The 147th running of the Belmont Stakes takes place on Saturday with the Triple Crown at stake.

  • Racing fans eye third leg of Triple Crown Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 6:28 AM ET
    Racing fans eye third leg of Triple Crown

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports anchor, provides insight to the potential history-making race on Saturday at Belmont, where American Pharoah is the favorite to win.