05/02/2015 7:42PM

Callaghan puts on brave face after Firing Line's tough beat


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Trainer Simon Callaghan stood in the middle of the Churchill Downs racetrack calmly talking to a handful of reporters just minutes after his first Kentucky Derby starter, Firing Line, had suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of the favorite American Pharoah. The rookie handled himself like a guy who’d done this sort of thing a dozen times before.