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Ticket sales were “capped” by NYRA at 50,000 and “sold out more than two weeks in advance, even before it was announced that American Pharoah would compete.”

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Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Olympics, Viacom, Walt Disney

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09/19/00
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Tags: NBA, Olympics

09/18/00
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Tags: ABC, CBS, Chicago Bears, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

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