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American Pharoah to race in Breeders' Cup Classic

American Pharoah to race in Breeders' Cup Classic

A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic and a chance for a magical career-ending race. After a tough loss in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course last Saturday, American Pharoah's owner Ahmed Zayat said his "gut feeling" was to retire rather than race on as planned. On Thursday, after hours of talks with trainer Bob Baffert and the rest of Team Pharoah this week, the owner decided against retirement because "the champ deserves another chance. "I am very confident that this is the right decision for American Pharoah," Zayat said in a statement released to the...

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