Triple Crown winner American Pharoah never turned a hair
when galloping in front of 5,000 adoring and cheering fans who turned out early
on Friday morning to watch him continue his preparations up to Sunday’s Grade
1, $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational. “It was wonderful, wasn’t it?”...
Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah, who raced into history by
becoming only the 12th Triple Crown winner, will be the prohibitive
favorite when he returns to action to take on a talented field of seven other 3-year-olds
in the Grade 1, $1.75 million William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth
Monmouth Park Racetrack has announced a $750,000 purse
increase to the William Hill Haskell Invitational, which is to be renewed for
the 48th time this Sunday, Aug. 2. “The
Haskell has been called the fourth jewel of the Triple Crown,” said Bob Kulina,
president of Darby Development L...