American Pharoah Showing No Fatigue

Colt’s first gallop since Preakness win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jorge Alvarez was ready to feel something a little different beneath him Friday morning. Instead, the longtime exercise rider for trainer Bob Baffert said that if fatigue is setting in for dual classic winner American Pharoah, it’s news to his hands. In his second day back to the track and first gallop since…

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