PRESS RELEASE: Zayat Stables’ Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah breezed four furlongs in :48 on a fast track under Martin Garcia at 8:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Ky. The Bob Baffert-trained 3-year-old will attempt to become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner – and first since Affirmed in 1978 – in the 147th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (Grade I) on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Belmont Park. Splits for the workout were :12.20, :24 and :35.80. He galloped out five furlongs in 1:00.40 and three-quarters of a mile in 1:13.20.
Credit: Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography
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Go Pharoah! Bring home the Triple Crown, boy!