Good news: Ahmed Zayat, owner of American Pharoah, announced that his horse would not be retired and would finish the season at the Breeder's Cup running in the Classic.
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Not only is Shackleford a great color, he is a great race horse. He is the favorite, but there are plenty of horses in the field who can give him trouble.
Sept. 12, 1970: Nijinsky II won the St. Leger Stakes and became the 15th winner of England's triple crown. He is the last horse to have won the English triple.
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