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Tuning up for American Pharoah's next race in the Haskell

The race, date and place are set for American Pharoah's next start: the Haskell Invitational, Aug. 2, Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey. Perhaps the coolest part of Thursday's announcement involves Bruce Springsteen possibly performing at the track just a few furlongs from his hometown of Freehold. "I want to approach Bruce Springsteen about coming to the track; he's a Jersey guy," says Ahmed Zayat, the owner of racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. "Monmouth is a beach town, geared to a younger crowd. It's a party. It's festive. I think there's more spark (for the sport) by coming here." Haskell tradition has...

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