The rock star treatment for American Pharoah continued Friday morning, as about 15,000 people packed parts of the Saratoga Race Course grandstand and front rail for a glimpse of the Triple Crown winner.
Bob Le Beau and jockey Jack Doyle inherited the lead over the final fence when front-runner Divine Fortune tumbled to the turf, and Bob Le Beau finished off the Grade I New York Turf Writers Cup steeplechase at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday.
Here he comes. Ending more than two months of speculation, the connections for American Pharoah finally have decided to send their Triple Crown winner to the 146th Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez added another impressive milestone in a career loaded with them when he picked up his 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course during Saturday’s first race aboard Run a Dubb Dubb.