09/04/2014 3:29PM

American Pharoah earns huge Beyer in Futurity


DEL MAR, Calif. – After a disappointing effort to start his career, American Pharoah on Wednesday showed what the hype had been about prior to his debut, with a runaway victory in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity that made him one of the top contenders for the Nov. 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and allowed trainer Bob Baffert to extend his already-sizeable record in the race.