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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