Next for American Pharoah? The Travers at Saratoga

Triple Crown Fresh off a scintillating win over a seven-horse field in the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 before a Monmouth Park-record 60,983 fans, American Pharoah will run in the $1.25 million Travers Stakes in Saratoga, N.Y., this weekend. The 146th running of the signature event at Saratoga Race Course will go off Saturday evening, and…

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