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Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory at the 48th William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 2, 2015 in Monmouth, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

American Pharoah To Race At Travers Stakes In Saratoga Springs

Following the colt’s Sunday morning workout at Del Mar in California, American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat says “Saratoga he we come!”


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5 Great On-Field Postgame Interviews

Here are some of the best on-field postgame interview moments in recent sports history.


American Pharoah, 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. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah At New Jersey’s Haskell Invitational? It Might Happen

If American Pharoah races again — as his owner has said he’d like — it could draw a huge crowd to New Jersey’s Haskell Invitational.


American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, leads the pack
during the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the win American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Owner: American Pharoah Might Race Again

Ahmed Zayat said Sunday morning he wants the fans “to still enjoy something,” and he’s leaving it up to trainer Bob Baffert to map out a schedule.


Victor Espinoza celebrates atop American Pharoah after winning the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2015. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Espinoza Never Doubted American Pharoah In Triple Crown Run

Victor Espinoza called it “the best feeling I ever had,” and American Pharoah was only through the first turn.


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American Pharoah Ends The Drought, Wins Triple Crown

Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37 year Triple Crown drought.


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Crowd Erupts In Cheers After American Pharoah Makes History With Triple Crown Win

A Triple Crown winner hasn’t been seen in 37 years, but the crowd arriving early Saturday is hopeful.


Race fans stand in the paddock during the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Horse Euthanized In Belmont Undercard; PETA Responds

According the New York Racing Association, Helwan was pulled up with about 3 1/2 furlongs to go in the six-furlong race on the turf with a broken bone in his left front foot.


American Pharoah works out prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Looking Fresh Ahead Of Triple Crown Attempt At Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah faces seven rivals Saturday in his bid to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.


Keen Ice is led through the paddock past a statue honoring Triple Crown winner Secretariat during workouts prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Would A Triple Crown Help Or Hurt Horse Racing?

Amid a push to improve drug testing, a dwindling fan base and horse breakdowns, racing is a far cry from the popular sport it used to be in the days of Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed.


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7 Facts About American Pharoah’s Jockey Victor Espinoza

Here are a few facts about the man that will be hoping to ride American Pharoah into the history books.



Belmont Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.


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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.


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Justin Zayat: Triple Crown Win ‘Is Something Every Single Person Is Rooting For’

CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.



Belmont Stakes Preview: American Pharoah Can Become 12th Triple Crown Winner

For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.