Awesome! American Pharoah Crushes Breeders’ Cup Classic Field

The Breeders' Cup at Keeneland Triple Crown Winner goes out a winner in smashing style

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah ended his storied racing career by winning the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Ky., as colt became the first horse to win the Grand Slam. Pharoah took the lead early in a 1 1/4-mile race that was devoid of…

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Rich Nilsen is a 17-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He cashed on the 2018 NHC Tour with a 19th overall finish. Rich was also a winner of a $24,000 package into Kentucky Derby Betting Championship I. A former executive with, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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