03/28/2016 2:20PM

American Pioneer looking better and better


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – American Pioneer’s stock has kept rising since his win in a maiden special weight race on the Rebel Stakes card March 19 at Oaklawn. Following the race, he was made eligible for the Triple Crown, and on Saturday, the lone horse to have defeated him – Dazzling Gem – ran third in the Louisiana Derby. Dazzling Gem beat American Pioneer in their debuts Jan. 18.