Rival Clue #1 - Our rivalry may not have lasted long, but we packed plenty of action within a month.
Rival Clue #2 - One rival’s initial stakes attempt came in the Grade 3 Hutcheson while the other’s came in the Grade 3 Breeders’ Futurity.
Rival Clue #3 - In our final meeting, we ran 1-2 at Belmont in a 12 furlong race, and it was not the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
Rival Clue #4 - All of our meetings came in Grade 1 races.
Rival Clue #5 - We twice competed in races with three champions in the field; the same horse won each time.
Rival Clue #6 - One rival was a Kentucky homebred of a historic farm, the other’s sire was not native to the U.S.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - It took the third try for the only rival to have made it into the Hall of Fame to come out on top in our contests against each other.
Rival Clue #8 - One of us raced at Bowie, while the other competed at Hialeah half a dozen times.
Rival Clue #9 - Our respective records in the rivalry were 3-2-1-0 and 3-1-1-0.
Rival Clue #10 - One of us won a Grade 1 at Saratoga by double digit lengths, the other was a graded stakes winner going short and long.
Rival Clue #11 - Each rival won more than 55% of our lifetime races, and combined we earned nearly 2.5 million dollars.
Rival Clue #12 - We were born two years apart and retired three years apart.
Go ahead … Name us both!