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Derby champ American Pharoah may get California competition at Preakness
Derby champ American Pharoah may get California competition at Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah could have some familiar company — and competition — on his run to a possible Triple Crown. A day after American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund produced a California sweep at Churchill Downs, trainers Bob Baffert and Simon Callaghan indicated Sunday that all might race again May 16 in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore. Baffert trains American Pharoah for Zayat Stables and Dortmund for Kaleem Shah. The four-time Derby winner said that a decision on both colts' status for the Preakness would be made after monitoring them this week. Dortmund led for most of the Kentucky Derby before finishing third. Baffert said he...

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