American Pharoah’s Triple Crown is AP sports story of 2015

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Earlier this week, Associated Press named American Pharoah’s historic Triple Crown sweep the “Sports Story of the Year” as determined by a vote of member editors and news directors.

“Recognition of American Pharoah by the Associated Press as the Sports Story of the Year is a true reflection of the most compelling sports story from 2015,” said Alex Waldrop, President & CEO, National Thoroughbred Racing Association.  “Throughout American Pharoah’s quest for a Triple Crown sweep that many believed impossible, and then with the completion of our sport’s first-ever Grand Slam, American Pharoah captivated a nation. It took 37 years to crown Thoroughbred racing’s twelfth Triple Crown winner, but American Pharoah proved to be worth the wait in every way.”

Link to full story from The Associated Press.

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