08/27/2015 11:36AM

Can American Pharoah match Whirlaway’s feat?


American Pharoah keeps joining exclusive clubs. The colt became the eighth juvenile champion since the advent of the modern Eclipse Awards – and just the second since 1979 – to win the following year’s Kentucky Derby. Five weeks later, he completed his historic Triple Crown sweep, becoming just the 12th to accomplish the feat and the first in 37 years.

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