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2dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Where does American Pharoah rank?

The Triple Crown is indeed that special and revered. If you can pull it off, you belong among the most elite collection of horses to ever grace a racetrack with no questions asked.

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19hFrank Angst

Trainer faces suit

The Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Steve Asmussen contending the Eclipse Award-winning trainer has failed to pay proper overtime and has not kept proper employment records.

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21hClaire Novak

Wise Dan cleared to get back on the track

Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan has been cleared to resume full training, trainer Charlie LoPresti said Tuesday. His connections are hoping for a return to the races this fall.

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2dRon Mitchell

Pharoah back on track

After three weeks off following his Triple Crown sweep, American Pharoah returned to work Monday with a three-furlong drill in :36 2/5 seconds, according to clockers at Santa Anita.

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3dFrank Angst

Fanticola holds off challengers in Royal Heroine

Fanticola nailed down her first graded stakes win Saturday at Santa Anita Park when she just held off Queen of The Sand in the stretch of the $201,000 Royal Heroine Stakes.

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4dGary West

West: Baffert, Pharoah saved Triple Crown

Trainer Bob Baffert couldn't have anticipated this, but he has become the face of the sport, its ambassador to popular culture, and American Pharoah has become its cover boy.

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Video: Race Call College

In The Gate host Barry Abrams takes a race-calling seminar given by former New York track announcer Tom Durkin. Abrams then tries calling a live horse race.

16dJay Cronley

Cronley: Think small

Between the Triple Crown season and Breeder's Cup Halloween weekend, it's back to the sticks for most of the racing.

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23dJay Cronley

Cronley: Favorite Triple Crown lessons

The goal of horse race handicapping is to pick winners. Oftentimes the best horse in a top-level race is the favorite.

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24dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: Zayat thankful for a Triple Crown

It was a moment some 37 years in the making, and the exhilaration shook every muscle in Ahmed Zayat's 52-year-old body.

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