Rival Clue #1 - Our rivalry may not have lasted long, but we packed plenty of action within five weeks.
Rival Clue #2 - One rival’s initial stakes attempt came in a six-length win at Hialeah in the same month that the other rival finished 3rd in the Spiral.
Rival Clue #3 - In our first meeting, we finished 1st and 5th. After that it was 1-2.
Rival Clue #4 - Our first meeting saw one rival coming off a stakes win at Gulfstream Park, while the other had just finished second in a New York-bred stakes.
Rival Clue #5 - It took the third try for the only rival to have been named champion to come out on top in our contests against each other.
Rival Clue #6 - One rival was a Kentucky homebred for one of American racing’s first families, the other was not.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - 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 #8 - All of our meetings came in Grade 1 races.
Rival Clue #9 - The Kentucky Derby was only for the more speedy of the two rivals, while the other did not run in the Triple Crown at all.
Rival Clue #10 - Both of our trainers were from Argentina, as was one of our owners.
Rival Clue #11 - One rival won a grade 1 stakes in their final career start, while the other won or placed in 15 stakes races.
Rival Clue #12 - Born the same year, one rival retired at three, the other at four.
Go ahead … Name us both!