American Pharoah looking ‘Super Good’ before Travers Stakes

copyright AGameofSkill.comSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – No worries, so far. American Pharoah seems to love Saratoga Race Course. After the Triple Crown winner’s first gallop around the historic track on Thursday, the striking bay colt was declared “super good and very happy” by assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes.
“He went over the track very well,” said Barnes, trainer Bob Baffert’s…

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