Editor's Note (5/24/2016): This article has been updated to reflect the results of Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal's awards ceremony.
Many Saratoga race fans still recall the highlights of the thrilling 2015 horse race reason. American Pharaoh's loss at the Travers Stakes here in Saratoga shocked many of us, but the horse's success earlier in the season captivated viewers. Unsurprisingly, the Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal picked the 2015 Belmont Stakes, where American Pharaoh achieved Triple Crown status, as a Sports Event of the Year finalist.
During its awards ceremony on May 18, Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal announced that the 2015 Belmont Stakes won Sports Event of the Year!
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