09/16/2015 12:42PM

American Pharoah among nominees to Lukas Classic


Highly conspicuous by his presence on the list of 32 nominees to the Sept. 26 Lukas Classic at Churchill Downs is Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, although trainer Bob Baffert has given no indication that the superstar colt will actually start. According to the race conditions, the 1 1/8-mile Lukas Classic (known for its first two runnings as the Homecoming Classic) will be worth $175,000 without American Pharoah and $1 million with him.