American Pharoah galloped past the grandstand with Victor Espinoza up after crossing the finish line to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah was the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978.
American Pharoah galloped past the grandstand with Victor Espinoza up after crossing the finish line to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah was the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978. AP
American Pharoah galloped past the grandstand with Victor Espinoza up after crossing the finish line to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah was the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978. AP

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June 13, 2015 04:37 PM