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HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track

Remember This Race?

Remember This Race?

 

Race Clue #1 - The top six finishers in this race were all multiple graded stakes winners.

Race Clue #2- A photo finish revealed that the top three were only separated by a pair of heads.

Race Clue #3 - The three favorites ran 1-2-3, but in inverse order, and the fourth choice ran fourth.

Race Clue #4 - The winning trainer earned his first of five victories in this race.

Race Clue #5 -This race was the fifth consecutive meeting for the horses that finished 1-2.

Race Clue #6 - None of the final four finishers were bet below 50-1.

Race Clue #7 - The lone Kentucky Derby winner in the field was also the winner of this race.

Race Clue #8 - Only three horses in the field had ever run at the host track before and they finished third, sixth, and last.

Race Clue #9- This was the final career race for the race favorite/third place finisher.

Race Clue #10 - The top two finishers hold the distinction of both being graded stakes winners in four consecutive years.


You should know it by now … Tell me the race and the year! 

 

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Older Comments about Remember This Race?...

could be, brian, could be
I mean, dang. A guy needs his lungs!!!
Hehehe. Too funny!
Dare I suggest you may have too many for me to avoid, Michael?
the more i think about it, the more i realize that i owe alex solis a solid
Jay S., you have no idea how right you are :-)
I mean...if she can't support you after a big loss, when could you ever rely on her??? :)
brian, you have an uncanny ability of bringing up every cringeworthy moment of my horse racing fandom
Michael...sounds like she needed to go anyway. :)
ooops ... sorry I asked!
amino...too funny! :)
Nicely done and Very funny, Michael >> Jay, “… and you’re to blame, you give…” :D
let's see, i bet my lungs on captain bodgit and got so agitated by solis' ride that my girlfriend dumped me before the belmont. um, yes, i remember it.
Shot in the dark...1981 Belmont.
Michael Harris is a winner again! The 1997 Preakness it is ... Do you remember that race well, Mr. Harris?
1997 preakness
Sorry, it is not the 1967 Woodward.
1967 Woodward?

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Brian has been a passionate fan of horse racing since birth. Taken to the races at a very young age, he has been lucky enough to see all the greats in person from Secretariat and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta. Before coming to the Nation, Brian displayed his love for the sport through the development of his horse racing website, which quickly became one of the most popular blogs in the game. 
  
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