Ticker
  • Enola Gray takes the Melair gate to wire.Posted 15 hours ago
  • Surgical Strike charges on the outside to win the Arlington Classic (G3).Posted 16 hours ago
  • Diva Express and I'm a Looker make a dead heat run in the Winning Colors (G3).Posted 17 hours ago
  • Flipcup game in Arlington Matron (G3) victory.Posted 17 hours ago
  • In his first start since the Remsen, Gift Box rolls over a strong allowance field at Belmont.Posted 2 days ago
  • Nyquist has spiked a fever, delaying his trip to Belmont, via DRF's Dave Grening.Posted 5 days ago
  • Second Summer holds off Hard Aces to win the Grade 2 Californian.Posted 6 days ago
  • Exaggerator turns the tables and is victorious in the Preakness (G1).Posted 7 days ago
  • Takeover Target flies home late to win from last in the Grade 2 Dixie.Posted 7 days ago
  • American Freedom fights back for Sir Barton victory.Posted 7 days ago
HRN Original Blog:
This Date in History

Seattle Slew - July 3rd

Instead of giving Seattle Slew a rest, his connections decided to send him to Hollywood Park to compete in the Swaps Stakes.  Slew could not keep up with rival T.O. Tobin, tired badly in the stretch, finishing 16 lengths back in fourth.  Slew was sidelined for nearly a year after this race, but still won Eclipse honors for 3yo Champion and HOTY. ~1977

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Seattle Slew - July 3rd...

I love "This Date In History"
The debacle at Hollywood Park ... I remember it well.

Related Pages

Meet Julie Albright

Related Stories

Best of the Blogs

Top Stories