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Zipse At The Track

Who Am I ???

Who Am I ???
*Bred in the great state of Kentucky, I was a grandson of one of racing's great sires.
 
*A May foal, I wasn't rushed to the races, but I won both of my two starts as a juvenile.
 
*My multiple stakes winning dam was also noteworthy, winning 16 of her 35 lifetime starts.
 
*I stretched my winning streak to four with a pair of stakes wins at a mile to begin my sophomore season.
 
*My first defeat came in a big one, but not for a lack of trying, as I came flying late.
 
*All of my career victories, and races for that matter, came on the same type of surface.
 
*The most important victory of my career came in a country where I only raced once.
 
*My longest winning streak only reached four, but I did it twice.
 
*I was the best horse ever for my English born trainer.
 
*My final career race came in a disappointing loss in the Breeders' Cup.
 
*I had some success as a sire, but passed away as a stallion in Japan before the chance at a long career.
 
You should know by now … Who Am I ??? 

 

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Just finished writing another Who Am I ??? Thinking it could be a tough one, unless someone throws another 120 Beyer.
Plus he was recently in the news being downgraded behind Frankel. Another topic, that. Thanks for the game.
Fair enough ... big congrats to you amino998!
The question was in my wheelhouse.
Bravo Amino!
How did you get it so quickly, amino998?
Guess? ;) >>>DB's an all-timer. TIA all
That was FAST!
Congrats, amino.
good job I was thinking Reference point!
Nice call, amino!
First guess is a winner! Sorry for all the technical issues tonight, folks, but amino998 is correct!
Coronado's Quest.? i thought Dancing Brave also.
Dancing Brave

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Brian has been a passionate fan of horse racing his entire life. Taken to the races at a very young age, he has been lucky enough to see all the greats in person from Secretariat, Forego, and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, and American Pharoah. 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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