Last year, American Pharoah became the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown—winning at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont. Now retired from horse racing, Pharoah’s owners are banking on his breeding talents. With his stud fee set at a record-breaking $200,000, racing fans and businessmen alike are eagerly awaiting his first crop of foals. Will they have champion pedigree like their father or falter at the gate?
Read Monte Reel’s feature from Bloomberg Businessweek.