On June 6, when American Pharoah crossed the finish line triumphant in the Belmont Stakes, it appeared the race for Horse of the Year was a done deal. After all, he had just completed the first Triple Crown in 37 years. How could he not be Horse of the Year?
Then came along a two-time champion mare with her best stuff yet, trouncing the boys by more than eight lengths at Del Mar, sending a message that perhaps this was her year, no matter what history said.
Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick debate the Horse of the Year battle, along with Pharoah's all-time legacy, not to mention the Triple Crown feat's symbiosis with a certain baseball franchise waiting decades for a shining moment.
Plus, will Ray be stumped by a trivia question regarding the Breeders' Cup Classic?
Find out in this edition of The Friday Show.
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