American Pharaoh Wins the Preakness

Today in Baltimore the track was very wet — beyond “sloppy” — and Victor Espinoza was worried that American Pharaoh wouldn’t like getting mud in his face. So he made the decision to hustle American Pharaoh out of the gate and bring him right to the front. Turned out to be a great plan. American […]

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American Pharaoh wins the Derby!

American Pharaoh lived up to his hype with a strong run in the home stretch that made him the definitive winner of the Derby, besting Firing Line by a length and doling out Dortmund’s first defeat. Victor Espinoza, who rode Derby-winner California Chrome last year said, “He had never been tested and I had to […]

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