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Sky Sports Racing extends US Triple Crown commitments

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Sky Sports Racing has moved to extend its broadcasting rights with US horseracing, after signing a new multi-year deal with NBCUniversal. Holding exclusive rights to the Kentucky Derby, “the oldest continuously held major sporting event in North America,” which will air live in the UK and Ireland, a separate long term deal has also been extended. This sees Sky Sports …

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American Pharoah crowned “LONGINES Worlds Best Racehorse”

US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been crowned the 2015 “LONGINES Worlds Best Racehorse”, making the colt the first American-based runner since Curlin in 2008 to win the coveted prize. Pharoah who gained legendary status by becoming the first horse to sweep the American Triple Crown in 37 years, winning US Grand Slams at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes …

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Once in a Lifetime Horse! American Pharoah signs off with $5 million Breeders Classic Cup victory

This weekend saw American Pharoah sign off his career in style, winning the $5 million Breeders Classic Cup at Keeneland (Fort Knox – Kentucky). Pharoah was already the toast of US racing having completed the first Triple Crown in 32 years winning US grand slams’ at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and The Belmont Stakes. However Saturday’s ‘Fort Knox’ victory …

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