09/03/2015 10:00AM

Jerardi: Liam's Map facing deep Woodward cast


American Pharoah was in a very uncomfortable position during the Travers, pressured from the outside a long way down the backstretch and all the way around the final turn. It was a scenario the Triple Crown winner had never faced. If he wasn’t a sensational racehorse, he would have collapsed at the quarter pole. Instead, he kept trying to the wire, even though it was obvious he was running on fumes.