American Pharoah Vs. Secretariat: Which Triple Crown Champ Was Faster? [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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American Pharoah may have rewrote the racing history books over the weekend.

After winning both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes earlier in 2015, the thoroughbred took home victory at the Belmont Stakes Saturday, becoming the first Triple Crown winner in nearly 40 years. (RELATED: Clean Sweep! American Pharoah Triumphs At Belmont, Completes Triple Crown)

Yes, American Pharoah’s performance is incredibly impressive in its own right, but how does it compare to the track’s record time, set by 1973 Triple Crown champ Secretariat?

Thanks to the good folks over at the Wall Street Journal, we’re about to find out.


Not even close.

[h/t: Deadspin, WSJ]

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