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TV June 6 schedule ‘Everything going smoothly’ for American Pharoah

NEW YORK — Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah drew post No. 5 for the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes during a post-draw announcement Wednesday afternoon at Rockefeller Center. Owned by Hackensack-based Zayat Stables and ridden by Victor Espinoza, American Pharoah, at 3-to-5 morning-line odds, will attempt to become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner and…

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