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Who can beat American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes?

Who can beat American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes?

No one will argue that the best thing for horse racing is to have American Pharoah become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. That’s a given. But in the ultracompetitive world of sports there are seven horses trying to do what is not good for horse racing -- deny the country a historic event that would catapult the sport back in the headlines for maybe even a week. So that you’re not surprised if another horse ends up in the winner’s circle, here is a look at the horses that will be trying to spoil this feel-good story. American Pharoah, trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Victor Espinoza, is running from Post 5 as the 3-5 morning line favorite. (Post...

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