publication date: Saturday, June 13, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Sports

clue: You can spell better than this horse, but you can't win the Triple Crown like he can.

explanation: Pharoah won the three races collectively known as the Triple Crown shortly before this goo was published, making him an overnight celebrity. "Spell better" was a reference to the horse's misspelled name. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff

trivia: Scott created this goo before Pharoah had won the third and final race, the Belmont Stakes. He revised the clue accordingly.


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