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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.
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American Pharoah is the early favorite to win the Triple Crown, but he has some challenges to overcome.
Barnes has handles numerous media responsibilities around American Pharoah's bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
American Pharoah has arrived in New York to begin final preparations for this weekend's Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
American Pharoah, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, looked fresh and "in perfect shape" during his final workout before the Belmont Stakes and his shot at the Triple Crown.
Jockey Victor Espinoza hopes to ride his horse American Pharoah to victory and become the first Triple Crown in almost four decades.
Two horses withdrew from the Belmont Stakes, reducing the field of competitors to eight horses when American Pharoah runs for the Triple Crown on Saturday.
Triple Crown Prep Begins