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  • Bob Baffert on American Pharoah: Part Two

    Trainer of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah June 12 at Churchill Downs talks about American Pharoah's talent and personality, and future plans.

  • Bob Baffert on American Pharoah: Part One

    Bob Baffert, trainer of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, talks about how the horse is doing, and the experience of the Triple Crown. at Churchill Downs on June 12.

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    American Pharoah Strong in Return to Track

    American Pharoah looked strong and fresh in his first exercise as a Triple Crown champion, returning to the dirt June 12 for a clockwise jog before media and adoring fans as the sun rose over Churchill Downs.

  • American Pharoah Bath June 12, 2015

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah gets a bath at Churchill Downs after his first morning back to the track June 12, 2015.

  • Fame and Power went gate-to-wire in the May 16 Sir Barton Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

    Baffert Sends Fame and Power to Matt Winn

    When he stops by Churchill Downs on June 13 to pick up his trophy from American Pharoah's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) win, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will send out Fame and Power in the $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III).

  • Inside the June 13, 2015 Issue

    Triple Crown Hero: American Pharoah becomes first Triple Crown winner since 1978, The Pan American Conference, Ahmed Zayat, Bob Baffert, Victor Espinoza and more in the June 13, 2015 issue of <em>Blood-Horse</em> magazine.

  • Gimme Da Lute wins the Affirmed Stakes.

    Gimme Da Lute Gets the Cash in Affirmed

    Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, and Paul Weitman's Gimme Da Lute assumed command at the top stretch and battle gamely to defeat Prospect Park by a half-length in the $98,000 Affirmed Stakes (gr. III) June 7 at Santa Anita Park.

  • American Pharoah and jockey Victor Espinoza
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    Bafferts, Espinoza to Donate to Charities

    In significant acts of generosity, trainer Bob Baffert and his wife, Jill, along with jockey Victor Espinoza, announced they will donate to several charities following American Pharoah's Triple Crown triumph.

  • American Pharoah receives a bath after arriving at Churchill Downs June 7.

    'Pharoah' Settles In Well at Churchill Downs

    Zayat Stables' American Pharoah shipped well the morning of June 7 from New York to Churchill Downs, where he arrived early afternoon with more than 100 fans and members of the media waiting at the barn.

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    2015 Belmont Stakes Race Sequence

    Relive American Pharoah's Triple Crown victory in the 2015 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • 2015 Belmont Stakes Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2015 Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, including trainer Bob Baffert, jockey Victor Espinoza, and owner Ahmed Zayat.

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    American Pharoah Completes Belmont Prep

    American Pharoah tied a bow on his lead-up to the June 6 Belmont Stakes presented by DraftKings (gr. I) with his final gallop June 5, ticking right along under exercise rider Jorge Alvarez.

  • Smokey with American Pharoah at Belmont Park.
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    Pony Smokey a Loyal American Pharoah Sidekick

    As Triple Crown contender American Pharoah has traveled between Churchill Downs, Pimlico Race Course, and Belmont over the past six weeks, this faithful companion has been there every step of the way.

  • American Pharoah galloped at Belmont Park on Thursday.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-147/i-TsD6Qvv&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    American Pharoah Flawless in Preparation

    American Pharoah continued his flawless preparations for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in his second day over the track at Belmont Park, powering through a stellar gallop and then schooling calmly in the paddock.

  • (June 6, 2015) American Pharoah, Victor Espinoza up, becomes the 12th Triple Crown winner...
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    The American Pharoah Story

    Thoroughbred racing once again pinned hopes and dreams upon the latest Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner heading into the Belmont. Finally, American Pharoah delivered, rolling to victory and becoming the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown.

  • American Pharoah drew post 5 for the Belmont Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-140/i-6QfhzZw&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    American Pharoah Draws Post 5 for Belmont

    Zayat Stables' Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah drew post 5 for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) to be run June 6 at Belmont Park, and was installed as the 3-5 morning-line favorite.

  • Tonalist, who won last year&#39;s Belmont Stakes, is back on Belmont Stakes Day.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-DsNpg6k&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Tonalist Looks to Continue Met Mile Trend

    The Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) is on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard for the second year in a row. With the 2014 edition won by the previous year's Belmont winner, Christophe Clement hopes Tonalist can also win.

  • American Pharoah will try to become racing&#39;s 12th Triple Crown winner with a victory in the Belmont Stakes.

    Racing Leaders: Triple Crown Would Lift Sport

    With American Pharoah attempting to complete a Triple Crown in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, industry leaders talk about what the first Triple Crown sweep since 1978 would mean for the sport.

  • American Pharoah arrives at Belmont Park June 2.
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    American Pharoah Arrives at Belmont

    Zayat Stables' Triple Crown contender American Pharoah arrived June 2 at Long Island MacArthur Airport and soon after walked off a horse van at Belmont Park, ready for his run in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).