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'Pharoah' has first serious training for Belmont; War Story won't run
'Pharoah' has first serious training for Belmont; War Story won't run

Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The colt breezed 4 furlongs in 48 seconds at Churchill Downs after Baffert and American Pharoah's regular exercise rider, jockey Martin Garcia, flew to Louisville, Ky., for the work. Jockey Victor Espinoza will again have the mount in the Belmont, set for June 6. The 3-year-old colt galloped out 5 furlongs in 1:00.40 and three-quarters of a mile in 1:13.20 after splits for the half-mile breeze of :12.20, :24 and :35.80. "He's moving like his...

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