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Jewels of the Triple Crown Part 3

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War Admiral: The Mighty Atom

Man O’ War was considered the yardstick for greatness in racing for most of the twentieth century––and still is by some. 831 more words

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Jewels of the Triple Crown

With all the well-merited excitement over American Pharoah’s being the first horse to cop a Triple Crown in 37 years, I thought people might like to know a little about the eleven colts who preceded him in attaining this difficult feat. 825 more words
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eleven names have always hearkened back
to what the books of history have said
mute tones of sepia and white and black
accented with blue checks or devil’s red… 71 more words

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Saratoga Hopes For American Pharoah, Other Tracks In The Mix

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — In a place where images of horses appear on everything from T-shirts to public artwork, the prospect of the first Triple Crown winner in two generations racing at Saratoga Race Course this summer has the locals in an American Pharoah frame of mind. 716 more words

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‘Orthodox Jewish’ Horse Violates the Sabbath to Win Triple Crown

JEWISH PRESS
by Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
June 8, 2015

Only in America: Non-Jewish jockey visits the Rebbe’s grave before racing to a win the Triple Crown on the horse owned by an Orthodox Jew from Egypt… 137 more words

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American Pharoah Owners Racing To Capitalize On Champ's Name

NEW YORK (AP) — American Pharoah’s owners and thoroughbred racing now have a new race to run: A race to capitalize on the horse’s Triple Crown victory before the excitement fades away. 815 more words

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American Pharoah's Historic Run A Boom For Md. Horse Racing

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The nation is still buzzing about American Pharoah’s historic run at the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Triple Crown winner in nearly four decades. 383 more words

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