Rival Clue #1 - Both rivals were bred in Kentucky, but began their careers more than three thousand miles apart.
Rival Clue #2 - Our first meeting took place in a race a quarter mile shorter than our final meeting.
Rival Clue #3- One rival’s first career victory came at six furlongs, while the other broke their maiden going 1 1/8 miles.
Rival Clue #4 - Our rivalry was short-lived, but anyone who saw our second meeting, witnessed a race they will never forget.
Rival Clue #5 - Combined, we ran exactly 50 times, winning more than half of them, and collecting nearly $3 million in earnings.
Rival Clue #6 - Although we were racing contemporaries, we entered racing’s Hall of Fame 18 years apart.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - One rival won a race at twelve furlongs, the other won several times in races longer than that.
Rival Clue #8 - While one rival never raced outside of the U.S., the other raced in two different European countries, as well as, two North American countries.
Rival Clue #9 - Our respective records in the rivalry were: 2-1-1-0 and 2-1-1-0.
Rival Clue #10 - One rival’s longest winning streak was four, while the other’s was more than double that.
Rival Clue #11 - Both rivals will be remembered for years to come, but for very different reasons.
Rival Clue #12 - Born one year apart, one rival retired at six, while the other’s racing career ended at the age of four.
Go ahead … Name us both!