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Travers time for American Pharoah on long trek by hoof, air

American Pharoah can run. But can he fly? You betcha. By now, everyone knows American Pharoah glided through the Triple Crown — overcoming stormy weather, too — won the Haskell Invitational this month and is the 1-5 betting favorite for the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. On his way to eight straight victories after a career-opening defeat, American Pharoah not only has run nearly 10 miles, he's racking up frequent flyer miles as fast as George Clooney in the movie "Up in the Air." Upon arrival in Saratoga Springs, American Pharoah's air miles are above the 18,000-mile mark, with several hundreds of miles chalked up in...

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