Fans from around the world tuned in and stood in anticipation as the champion, American Pharoah raced in his last race for a chance to make racing history! This amazing race horse has already captured the world’s attention, but he had the task of capturing the Grand Slam of Horse Racing.
After a 37 year dry spell, American Pharoah stunned the nation by winning the Triple Crown of horse racing with wins in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. These three races are often thought of as three of the most difficult races, or at least the three most difficult tests for a three year old race horse. American Pharoah won each of them in grand style and proved his talent with each race.
Racing fans have been anxiously awaiting the finale to his incredible career, the Breeders Cup Classic. This race caps off the end of the year and is arguably the most challenging race of the year. Bringing together the best horses of all ages, this race is the final race of the Breeders Cup and makes champions each year.
In a field that all had impressive wins, this would easily be American Pharoah’s most challenging race. With good track conditions and a huge crowd of fans, American Pharoah ran strong and came over the finish line with an impressive lead ahead of the pack. With that performance, American Pharoah has cemented himself into the history books as one of the most impressive race horses in history!
You can bring home your own American Pharoah from Golden Oak Stables in Traditional or Stablemate scale, or an ornament to deck your tree with! Whichever you choose, one or all, every collector needs a little bit of this piece of horse racing history in their collection!