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Take a ride with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in this riveting video

Need for speed? This video shows you what life is like as the jockey of American Pharoah as he races around.
/ Source: TODAY

There's no doubt about it that jockeys live life in the fast lane! They travel at car-like speeds all while sitting on top of a horse.

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For Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and his jockey Victor Espinoza, they're running a half mile about every 48 seconds. At speeds like this, everything is literally seen in the blink of an eye.

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But like us, you're probably wondering what it feels like to move so fast. GoPro filmed a very cool trip around the racetrack with American Pharoah so we at home can all get a taste of what it's really like to travel at the speed of a champion.

With the thumping of the horse and the cheering of the crowd, it feels as if you're actually the jockey racing American Pharoah yourself.