Belmont's backstretch: Where Triple Crowns are made

American Pharoah runs his way to the Triple

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The preparation to make him a Triple Crown winner begins on the backstretch and at Belmont Park, the backstretch is a community unto itself. (Credit: Newsday Staff)

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