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American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont

In this photo released by Churchill Downs, American Pharoah, ridden exercise rider Jorge Alvarez, works out at Churchill Downs Friday, May 22, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is expected to be the heavy favorite to win the Belmont on June 6, attempting to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. The colt has won six straight races after a career-opening loss, was voted 2-year-old champion and has earned $3,730,300 on the track.  (Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs via AP) NO SALES

NEW YORK (AP) — Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday.

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Raised a Secret wins feature at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Raised a Secret took command turning for home and went on to a two-length victory in the $60,000 feature for 3-year-olds Thursday at Santa Anita.

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Element wins Belmont feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Element continued his successful transition to the turf, rallying from last to win the $77,000 allowance feature Thursday at Belmont Park.

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Owner of American Pharoah named in gambling debt lawsuit

In this May 16, 2015 file photo, American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat, left, and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan hold the Woodlawn Vase after American Pharoah with Victor Espinoza aboard won the 140th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course,  in Baltimore. Zayat is fighting a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted him money for gambling bets placed at offshore casinos. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets placed at offshore casinos.

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Breeding rights for American Pharoah sold to Coolmore

Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah stops his morning walk to check out the crowd around the stakes barn, Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.

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