The Triple Crown Trophy that went unclaimed for nearly four decades was in the firm grasp ofAmerican Pharoah's owner, Ahmed Zayat.
American Pharoah dashed to victory in the Belmont Stakes to clinch the Triple Crown before a sellout crowd Saturday, ending a decades-long drought of horses to accomplish one of sports' rarest feats.
If American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, it won't be before a record-setting crowd.
A sellout crowd of 90,000 was streaming into Belmont Park early Saturday.
American Pharoah will line up alongside some of the world's fastest race horses Saturday in the hopes of dashing to victory in the Belmont Stakes and ending a long drought of Triple Crown winners.
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American Pharaoh will be the 14th horse in almost 40 years with a chance to win horse racing's Triple Crown.