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Colin, Scottish Chieftain, Chakoora, Uleta - May 29th

Colin began his undefeated career, breaking his maiden by two lengths at Belmont Park. ~1907
 
Scottish Chieftain, owned by Marcus Daly, became the only Montana bred to win the Belmont Stakes. ~1897
 
Two-year-old fillies Chakoora and Uleta became the first Thoroughbreds to complete a transcontinental flight. They were flown from New York to Inglewood, Calif., by the American Air Express Corporation, for a 2,446-mile trip that lasted 20 hours due to adverse weather conditions. ~1946

 

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