American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes

All you need to know about N.J. owner Ahmed Zayat

American Pharoah, owned by Ahmed Zayat, won the Preakness Stakes by seven lengths in a driving rain Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, dominating the other seven horses in the race and keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the…

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