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Hall Of Fame Years Away For American Pharoah

Thursday, 11th June 2015

Any hope by American racing fans that racing's latest Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, will automatically be elected to the US's Racing Hall of Fame, have been dashed. According to blood horse.com, even though two the three earlier Triple Crown winners achieved the distinction within just a year of their respective feats, times have changed in 37 years, and there's no a mandatory five year wait. Racing Hall of Fames Brien Beyou noted that these days specific rules are in place that preclude a repeat of what occurred during "less formal times". With all three previous Triple Crown heroes earning a place at the table, it would appear elementary that American Pharoah will have the same honour. Racing folks would probably trash the joint if he doesn't.

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