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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.

06/04/2015

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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.

06/04/2015

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From Head To Toe, A Look At Quirks Of American Pharoah

Like a lot of athletes, American Pharoah has his peculiarities. The brown colt is easy to pick out on the racetrack: he’s the one with the shortest tail.

06/04/2015

American Pharoah is walked in his barn prior to training at Belmont Park on June 3, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Is Belmont Favorite

American Pharoah was made the early 3-5 favorite Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

06/03/2015

American Pharoah trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat look on as the Triple Crown contender is brought into his barn at Belmont Park on June 2, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Chasing ‘Cinderella’ Ending At Belmont

When Ahmed Zayat becomes involved in business, he’s going for the gusto. No glass half empty for him. He’s all in, all the time, consumed at being the best.

06/03/2015

American Pharoah trains in preparation of the Belmont Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 30, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Arrives At Belmont Park Ahead Of Run At History

That leaves seven challengers to face the Derby and Preakness winner in his bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

06/02/2015

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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.

06/02/2015

American Pharoah is washed after training in preparation of the Belmont Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 30, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

American Pharoah ‘Clicking Right Along’ Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner let morning showers roll right off him at Churchill Downs in his final workout before his shot at the Triple Crown.

06/01/2015

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Belmont Shrinks Crowd To Ease Race Day Chaos

Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah’s attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak.

05/31/2015

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9 Likely Challengers Await American Pharoah In Belmont

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah figures to have nine challengers when he runs in the Belmont Stakes next week, trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

05/29/2015

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Past Triple Crown Winners Ready To Welcome A New One To The Exclusive Club

Steve Cauthen thinks it’s long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.

05/27/2015

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American Pharoah Looking ‘Fluid’ And Primed For Belmont

Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with American Pharoah’s first serious workout as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

05/27/2015

American Pharoah #1 ridden by Victor Espinoza leads Mr. Z #3 ridden by Corey S. Nakatani and the field into the first turn during the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Set For Early Belmont Arrival

Trainer Bob Baffert said the Triple Crown hopeful looked “like his fluid self” during Tuesday morning’s workout.

05/26/2015

Ahmed Zayat celebrates after his horse, American Pharoah, wins the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Calls Gambling Debt Lawsuit ‘A Scam’

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.

05/22/2015

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Owner Of American Pharoah Named In Gambling Debt Lawsuit

The federal breach of contract lawsuit was filed in March 2014 by Howard Rubinsky, 58, of Florida.

05/21/2015

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