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American Pharoah Upset by Keen Ice in 2015 Travers Stakes

 

American-Pharoah

American Pharoah, may have lost the race…but he didn’t lose the rein and is still the undisputed champ in the world of horse racing.

The triple crown winner lost his first race today in a shocking finish at the Travers Stakes in Saratoga.

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American Pharoah  lead the pack of nine for most of the race. However, from out of no where came  Keen Ice, trained by Dale Romans and ridden by Javier Castellano, to win by three -quarters of a length.

American Pharoah Wins the Triple Crown

HE DID IT!   American Pharoah Wins the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah  Triple Crown

American Pharoah sailed across the finish line at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in Elmont, New York, capturing the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

The Belmont Stakes track is  1 1/2 mile run at Belmont

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2015 Kentucky Derby American Pharoah Wins

UPDATE:  American Pharoah sailed across the finish line at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in Elmont, New York, capturing the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978!

American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

Highly touted favorite American Pharoah, whose Egyptian-born owner had been a recent runner-up three times in the Kentucky Derby, lived up to the hype Saturday and won the 141st running of the Derby.

The winning time for the 1 1/4 mile race was 2:03.02 in front of a record crowd of 170,513.

Now it’s on to the May 16 Preakness in Baltimore. We’ll see if American Pharoah has a shot to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Winner American Pharoah

After all the pageantry, fashion, glamor, glitz  and hype, the 141st Kentucky Derby winner was crowned Saturday at Churchill Downs.

American Pharoah won the 141st Kentucky Derby on Saturday, ridden by last year’s Derby-winning jockey, Victor Espinoza. The 5-2 favorite was in contention at the top of the stretch and pulled clear at the finish for his fifth win in six starts.

The 2015 Kentucky Derby, held Saturday under clear skies and the twin spires of Churchill Downs in Louisville.

American Pharoah (foaled February 2, 2012) After running poorly on his track debut, he recorded Grade I wins in the Del Mar Futurity and the FrontRunner Stakes and was voted American Champion Two-Year-Old Male Horse in the 2014 Eclipse Awards.

He began his 2015 campaign with wins in the Rebel Stakes and the Arkansas Derby.

Chad Johnson Racehorse Derby

Chad Johnson aka  Chad Ochocinco agreed to do a race against a professional racehorse, for charity purposes…and with a slight start ahead of the horse, he easily dominated the race and won.

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