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American Pharoah wins Del Mar Futurity
American Pharoah wins Del Mar Futurity

On the final day of the 36-day Del Mar summer meeting, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert won the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity for a record 12th time, unleashing his promising 2-year-old, American Pharoah, who romped to a 4 3/4-length victory under jockey Victor Espinoza. Espinoza won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes riding California Chrome, and who knows what happens in the future with American Pharoah, a son of Pioneerof The Nile, whose time in Wednesday's seven-furlong race was a sizzling 1 minute 21.48 seconds. Calculator finished second and Iron Fist third. American Pharoah had been considered Baffert's most promising 2-year-old until he finished fifth in his debut last...

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