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What It Took to Make American Pharoah Go

Customizing a half plate shoe to protect a bruise paid off for the Triple Crown winner
Wes Champagne did such a good job of shoeing American Pharoah that the colt’s feet rarely made the news. As American Pharoah raced into immortality by becoming the first Thoroughbred Triple Crown winner in 37 years and then adding the Breeders’ Cup Classic win, no one outside of trainer Bob Baffert’s barn probably even thought about his horseshoes.
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Jeremy McGovern
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The Pressure Of High Stakes

Next week, California Chrome goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. Getting less attention in the press is the work of the horse's farrier, Judd Fisher. That's not unexpected. The joke has always been that a farrier never gets attention unless there is a "problem" with the foot.

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Farriers Assn. of Washington State's Triple Crown Spring Contest

4/5/24 7:00 am to 4/7/24 3:00 pm MDT
639 Penning Rd.
Chehalis, WA
United States

Farriers Assn. of Washington's Triple Crown Spring Contest

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