They’re off, in the Belmont Stakes. Not a great start for American Pharoah, but he will be set for the lead by Victor Espinoza. So he waits no longer. Right to the front for American Pharoah… And here it is, the 37 year wait is over. American Pharoah is finally the one. American Pharoah has won the Triple Crown!
Best of Breed congratulates American Pharoah, only the 12th winner of the US Triple Crown.
Owned and bred by Ahmed Zayat of Zayat Stables, American Pharoah joins the elite company of horses such as Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed on the prestigious honour roll. History-making for Bob Baffert, the colt’s trainer.
Let’s see how race favourite American Pharoah lived up to the enormous challenge:
Source: The NY Racing Association, Inc. YouTube
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