Saturday, May 2, 2015

American Pharoah wins the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby

It was favourite American Pharoah winning the Kentucky Derby with a tough Firing Line second and stablemate Dortmund finishing third. All three were descendants of The Dancer.

American Pharoah - great great great grandson through Storm Cat/Storm Bird
Firing Line - great great great grandson x2 through Danzig and Storm Bird
Dortmund - (son of Big Brown) great great grandson x3 through Danzig and Nuryev

photo from Peter Casey USA Today

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