06/11/2015 2:21PM

Hovdey: Nerud’s fingerprints all over American Pharoah


It was the day after the Belmont Stakes, and the ripples from American Pharoah’s Triple Crown triumph were still spreading across the waters of the game. Far from the celebratory residue at Belmont Park, I found myself in the office of a stately home tucked away in a wooded corner of Long Island, near the town of Glen Cove.