American Pharoah Comes Back to Churchill

It is a method Bob Baffert has tried three times, so maybe the fourth will be the charm.  We figure to see American Pharoah on the backside of Churchill Downs for the next 16 days.  He flew back to Louisville this afternoon from Baltimore and then vanned to barn 33, unloading just after 2:30.  He'll train up to the June 6-th Belmont Stakes here at Churchill.  "Oh everything went very well, he's a very good shipper. You know we had a day to rest in Baltimore, which always helps because usually we have to get out of there real early the next morning. So we were able to give him a regular day off there and run some fluids. He came in here with high energy, so everything looks good," said assistant trainer Jim Barnes.  Darren Rogers commented, "A Triple Crown winner is great for horse racing, but I believe the chase of the Triple Crown is equally as important."