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15hAmanda Duckworth

Pharoah shows why he's a fan favorite

Horse racing rarely goes according to script, but American Pharoah looks to be bucking that trend.

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Crown jewel: American Pharoah wins in return

American Pharoah took control heading into the final turn and eased through the stretch to win the Haskell Invitational on Sunday in his first race since sweeping the Triple Crown.

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Baffert: 'It felt like the Belmont again' (0:47)
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17hJay Cronley

Cronley: Mythical situations

Picking sporting events in front of live people is an incredible act of daring. Picking when they can surround you is just asking for it.

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Ride along with American Pharoah (0:35)
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1dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Zayat has preference for Pharoah's next race

As the victory parade after the Haskell headed toward a post-race news conference, a fan shouted out to the smiling, exuberant owner of American Pharoah, Ahmed Zayat, "See you at Saratoga … hopefully."

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Haskell Invitational (5:10)
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1dClaire Novak

Bradester takes Grade 2 Monmouth Cup

Bradester collected his first Grade 2 victory and continued his success at Monmouth Park in Sunday's $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes.

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2dClaire Novak

Rachel's Valentina wins in debut at Saratoga

Rachel's Valentina, the juvenile daughter of Bernardini and second foal out of champion racemare Rachel Alexandra, ran to a sparkling debut win Sunday.

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Chris Antley remembered

2015 Hall of Fame inductee -- the late jockey, Chris Antley -- is remembered by his longtime agent, Drew Mollica, and friend and horsewoman Maggie Kimmitt.

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2dClaire Novak

Rock Fall stops The Big Beast in Vanderbilt

Rock Fall continued his dazzling win streak and stepped up to the top level with a game performance in the $350,000 Vanderbilt Handicap Saturday at Saratoga.

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2dJeremy Balan

Beholder shows class in Clement Hirsch win

Beholder again showed her talent in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar Saturday, toying with the field to win by seven lengths without feeling the whip from jockey Gary Stevens.

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4dBill Finley

Finley: How to make money on the Haskell

There is no horse in the Haskell field that looks to be able to beat American Pharoah. But there are a couple of wagers that could yield nice returns on a race with such a prohibitive favorite.

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2dFrank Angst

Red Rifle fires to victory in Bowling Green

With four horses lined up across the course in the stretch, Red Rifle emerged from the two path and drew off to a clear victory in the $250,000 Bowling Green Handicap.

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4dFrank Angst

Scary moment for American Pharoah at Monmouth

As the crowd watched American Pharoah walk toward a paddock schooling session Friday, the Triple Crown winner provided an anxious moment when he took several quick steps toward a rail.

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