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American Pharoah gets to work at Churchill

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah turned in his first gallop since his seven-length romp in the May 16 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes.

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Pletcher's Belmont 3 work

It was a busy Friday morning for trainer Todd Pletcher at Belmont Park as three of his hopefuls for the June 6 Belmont Stakes worked at the New York oval.

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Frosted set for Belmont

Frosted will challenge Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on June 6, Kiaran McLaughlin announced Thursday.

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Pharoah owner says gambling lawsuit 'a scam'

American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat is fighting a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets placed at offshore casinos.

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2dJeremy Balan

Ashleyluvssugar to face four

After springing an upset in his graded stakes debut, Ashleyluvssugar will seek a second straight graded score in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes.

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Louisville leads holiday weekend

Majestic Harbor was made the 7-2 morning line favorite for Saturday's Louisville Handicap, one of several graded stakes on tap for Memorial Day weekend.

Preakness marks an important day for Baltimore (1:05)
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7dBob Ehalt

Ehalt: American Pharoah makes it look easy

Immediately after winning the Kentucky Derby with American Pharoah, trainer Bob Baffert said the Preakness was the easiest of the three jewels -- at least for him. That sure looked to be the case Saturday.

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10dBill Finley

Finley: Preakness no-brainer

Sometimes the art of handicapping a horse race really isn't that complicated.

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11dBill Finley

Will Bob Baffert cost himself the Crown?

Will Bob Baffert's decision to run Dortmund in Saturday's Preakness Stakes come back to haunt him? It will if his Kentucky Derby winner, American Pharoah, is upset by his stablemate.

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    8dAmanda Duckworth

    Duckworth: Meant to be

    Trainer Bob Baffert makes no secret of the fact that he thinks the Preakness Stakes is the easiest of the Triple Crown races to win. Post time for Saturday's race is 6:18 p.m. ET.

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13dJay Cronley

Cronley: A worthy investment

The online experience has made paying for reading and research materials seem obsolete, but The Racing Form is well worth paying for.

Kentucky Derby Day Races

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