Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to first Triple Crown win in 37 years

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Jockey Victor Espinoza rode American Pharoah to win the Belmont Stakes race, after winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness races, becoming a Triple Crown winner. According to Wikipedia, the last time someone won the Triple Crown was in 1978; that winner was Affirmed. That makes American Pharoah the first Triple crown winner in 37 years and only the 12th winner ever.

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