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American Pharoah Huge Travers Favorite

Yesterday we learned that Triple Crown winner American Pharoah earned the No. 2 position for the Travers' Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Saratoga Race  Track.

Out of the No. 2 position, Pharoah is the clear favorite to win the race, coming in at 1-5 on the odds line

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Pharoah’s Trainer: ‘He’s Still Holding Form’

It all came down to Sunday’s workout with American Pharoah and he passed with flying colors. 

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NYRA Worked Hard For Pharoah’s Saratoga Appearance

Moments after American Pharoah became only the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown, NYRA began campaigning to get the colt to Saratoga. 

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American Pharoah Confirmed To Run In The Travers Stakes

The wait is over and it is confirmed that Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will be racing in the Travers Stakes this upcoming weekend.

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American Pharoah Jockey Victor Espinoza Throws Yankees First Pitch [VIDEO]

American Pharoah jockey Victor Espinoza did something that no one else had done since 1978 on Saturday. Then on Sunday, he got to throw out the first pitch at the Yankees game. 

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American Pharoah Wins First Triple Crown Since 1978

American Pharoah won horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 37 years when he broke away from the field and won the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday.

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California Chrome Loss Good For Horse Racing

Everyone wanted California Chrome to win on Saturday.

Hardly anyone in the world – save for those who had a personal or financial stake in the colt’s opposition – was rooting against the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner in the final jewel of the Triple Crown.

We all wanted to see history made.  We all wanted the 36-year drought broken.

But maybe we shouldn’t have wanted that.  Maybe, when California Chrome turned for home with nothing left in the tank and finished tied for fourth, we got lucky.

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Heart-To-Heart: Steve Coburn, Move On [VIDEO]

The apology from Steve Coburn came 24 hours too late but still, long-term, he'll look better because that he finally did so.

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California Chrome’s Owner With Controversial Post-Race Comments

It was moments after his horse, California Chrome, lost the Belmont and all Triple Crown hopes. But does co-owner Steve Coburn wish he would've taken a walk first before reacting this way?

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Disappointment Reigns as California Chrome Loses Triple Crown Bid

This wasn't supposed to happen.

On a gorgeous Long Island day - with over 100,000 bearing witness, with the last three jockeys to win the Triple Crown there to give their blessing - this wasn't supposed to happen.

California Chrome wasn't supposed to lose.  This rags-to-riches story wasn't supposed to end in disappointment.  It didn't deserve that.

But then again, none of this was ever supposed to happen, anyway.  

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Friday Afternoon Gallery From Belmont [PHOTOS]

104.5 The Team's Joe Bianchino is at Belmont this weekend. Follow all of his coverage here.

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Four Expectations for Saturday

Horse racing is all about expectation.  What do you expect to happen, and how much can you profit off it if you're right.  Here are four things to expect on Belmont Day.

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