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American Pharoah a Win Away From Being Next Year's Kentucky Derby Favorite

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To give you an idea on just how much confidence Bob Baffert has in American Pharoah consider that he started him in the grade one Del Mar Futurity as a maiden (a horse who hasn't won a race) in his only his second start. Owned by Zayat stables this son of Pioneer of the Nile lost his first race (5th place) by over 9-lengths, but in his second start he was more than good enough to overwhelm a grade one group by becoming the first maiden to win the Futurity since 1977 and just the second in the history of the race. He again dusted a field in the grade one FrontRunner Stakes and now prepares to lock up champion 2-year-old honors with a win the Breeders' Cup Futurity.

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