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Preakness winner American Pharoah returns to Churchill Downs

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah is held by assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes following his arrival at Churchill Downs, May 18, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. American Pharoah, winner of the first two legs of the Triple Crown, will stable in Louisville before running in the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah took a short walk to stretch his legs after his flight before getting a bath and retiring to his barn for some well-earned rest.

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What was learned from American Pharoah’s Preakness victory

Jockey Victor Espinoza, left, celebrates aboard American Pharoah after winning the 140th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BALTIMORE (AP) — That was easy, wasn’t it?

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Lukas right at home in stakes barn with Mr. Z at Preakness

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas smiles after Mr. Z  drew post position No. 3 for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The Preakness Stakes is set for Saturday, May 16. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 30-1 long shot in the morning line, Tale of Verve got virtually no love from the media or bettors leading up to the Preakness.

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American Pharoah wins Preakness in driving rain

Jockey Victor Espinoza, left, celebrates aboard American Pharoah after winning the 140th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BALTIMORE (AP) — American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove.

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Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah crosses finish line first in Preakness Stakes.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah crosses finish line first in Preakness Stakes.

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