Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets.
The federal breach of contract lawsuit was filed in March 2014 by Howard Rubinsky, 58, of Florida.
The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
To spoil or not to spoil. That is the question.
“My own experience has been that when we are overwhelming favorites, we always lose,” J. Paul Reddam said Wednesday.