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By Susan Salk on May 5, 2016
As soon as American Pharoah turned for home in the Belmont Stakes last year, it was clear to everybody in the press box that “nobody was getting him.” “It was electric,” recalls award-winning New York Times Reporter Joe Drape, who was there for the historic event. “Everyone was restrained at first, saying things like ‘Oh yeah, he’s got it.’ Then the thunder in the grandstand started—it was soul quaking. Then I saw people crying in the press box, and you do choke up a little knowing that you just saw something great, and it doesn’t come often. Not only did […]