Triple Crown champion American Pharoah turned in another stellar workout at Del Mar this morning, but according to reports, a decision on whether he will run in the August 29th Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga may not be made until Monday.
With regular exercise rider Martin Garcia in the saddle, American Pharoah breezed seven furlongs in the sharp time of 1:23 1/5, starting off with fractions of :23 flat, :47 1/5, and :58 4/5 before galloping out a mile in a blazing 1:36 2/5.
American Pharoah went 7f officially in :23 :47.2 :58.8 1:23.2 with final time of 1:23.2 and galloped out 1M in 1:36.4 pic.twitter.com/EKN4bjl0c0
— Del Mar Racetrack (@DelMarRacing) August 23, 2015
Trained by Bob Baffert, American Pharoah most recently won the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park on August 2nd in amazingly dominant fashion. Trained by Bob Baffert, the son of Pioneerof the Nile is expected to end his career in the October 31st Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) at Keeneland, but will run in one or two more races before then.