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Craig Williams riding Brazen Beau walks back to the stables

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Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes as well as the Triple Crown aboard American Pharoah

American Pharoah becomes first Triple Crown winner in 37 years at Belmont Stakes

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Frankie Dettori raises his fist in the air after the triumph

Epsom Derby 2015: Frankie Dettori wins Derby for second time after steering favourite Golden Horn to victory

Italian adds another flourish to his colourful career, writes Nick Townsend

American Pharoah wins the 2015 Kentucky Derby

Belmont Stakes 2015: Can American Pharoah clinch the Triple Crown in New York?

He could become the first horse to achieve the feat since 1978

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Epsom Derby 2015: Giovanni Canaletto looks set to fit Derby picture for Ryan Moore

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William Buick rides Jack Hobbs during a racecourse gallop last week at Epsom, where he will partner him in the Derby

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William Buick is still confident Jack Hobbs can challenge Golden Horn despite his defeat at York

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Derby 2015: Elm Park can end long wait for glory for Ian Balding

The Baldings are looking to repeat Mill Reef’s glorious triumph of 1971

Treve back on the Arc trail with smooth success

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Trainer Sir Michael Stoute will now aim for bigger targets

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