American Pharoah Wins 141st Kentucky Derby
American Pharoah, the favorite of the race, won the 2015 Kentucky Derby in front of a record crowd at the Churchill Downs Saturday. The win marks the second consecutive victory for jockey and M
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American Pharoah has become the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown, winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday evening. American Pharoah defeated second-place Frosted. It is the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, when Affirmed won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.
Belmont Win Makes American Pharoah The First Triple Crown Winner In 37 Years
The 3-year-old American Thoroughbred was undefeated this year. The Triple Crown — awarded to the winner of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes — was last won by Affirmed in