• Jockey Victor Espinoza waves to the crowd aboard American Pharoah after winning the $1,750,000 Grade 1 William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.  (Ryan Denver/EQUI-PHOTO via AP)

    What’s going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.

  • This photo provided by Equi-Photo, shows American Pharoah #4 with Victor Espinoza riding, winning the $1,750,000 Grade 1 William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO via AP)

    Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.