Relive Moment American Pharoah Won First Triple Crown Since 1978 (Video)


“And here it is: the 37-year wait is over! American Pharoah is finally the one! American Pharoah has won the Triple Crown!”

Larry Collmus’ incredible call of the 147th Belmont Stakes will go down as one of the best, and you can count on hearing it every time the Triple Crown is mentioned from now through eternity.

American Pharoah took home the first Triple Crown since 1978 by winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Led by jockey Victor Espinoza, American Pharoah won the race by several lengths, turning the final quarter-mile into an astounding show of strength and will to blow away the rest of the field.

The win put the finishing touches on horse racing’s finest month of the year, in which American Pharoah won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes en route to eternal horse racing glory.

You can witness the thrilling final leg of the Crown in its entirety by checking out the video below.

Thumbnail image via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports Images

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