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American Pharoah headed to Haskell for next race

American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore. As expected, racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years will make his next start in the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 at Monmouth Park. Owner Ahmed Zayat said on Thursday the decision to run in the 1 1/8-mile Haskell was based on several factors, the most important being the health of his horse — the first to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes since Affirmed in 1978. Trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, American Pharoah on Monday had his first timed workout since blowing away the field in the Belmont on June 6, breezing three furlongs in 36.40 seconds at Santa Anita in California. "We...

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