American Pharoah headed to Oaklawn for Rebel Stakes

Arcadia, CA ( – American Pharoah, last year’s champion 2-
year-old male, will begin his 2015 season in the $600,000 Rebel Stakes at
Oaklawn Park on Saturday, March 14.

Trained by Bob Baffert, American Pharoah had a six-furlong workout Saturday at
Santa Anita and was timed in 1:12.40 with Martin Garcia riding.

“He went an easy three-quarters. I got him in like (one) 13,” Baffert

Owned by Zayat Stables, American Pharoah has not started since winning the
FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita on Sept. 27. He also won the Del Mar
Futurity after finishing fifth in his debut race last August. American Pharoah
was forced to miss the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1 due to a suspensory-
related injury.