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HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track

Who Am I ???

Who Am I ???

 

*Foaled in Kentucky, my sire was a winner of one of Europe's most prestigious races.

*My career began in New York with a romping win in a 5 ½ furlong maiden special weight.

*The winner of my only defeat as a juvenile was a good one; she is a member of the Hall of Fame.

*I came after many of my famous trainer's best horses, but I was not his last major winner.

*My owner also won many important races, including seven legs of the Triple Crown.

*I collected 13 stakes wins at five different tracks over my two-year racing career.

*My sophomore season began with a dead heat for first in an important stakes race.

*I was undefeated at twelve furlongs and beyond, winning each time easily.

*My career was so outstanding they named a race after me in New York.

*Talk about going out on top … I ended my career on a ten race winning streak .

*Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to race as an older horse.

You should know by now … Who Am I ??? 

 

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Harry Payne Whitney won the Futurity with her
Only lost once and that to a filly..... Artful
Ashamed to say I knew nothing about him. $184,438 in 1905! The best horse racing game in the world, Who Am I???!
Nice win, amino.
Very mad, amino :(. LOL, JK.
Thanks for playing, everyone ... see you next week!
lol, you said that last timw too :). Got to work on being faster :P. Nice call, amino.
Figured it was way back in time, then lucky, and just in time. Sorry raifox lol.
Good try, rafirox!
Sysonby?
Strange I know, but this was written a few days ago ... Congratulations to a first time winner, amino998! How did you solve tonight's puzzle?
Great job amino998!
LMAO. Damn.... I've actually tried "Who Am I???" Twice. I twice was late :P. LOL. Nice call, amino, LOL. Don't know how PO'd I am right now, LOL :).
I was so sure that you would never do a horse that was being talked about just one post down! Nice job, amino. :)
Well Done, amino998
Top Flight?
Ding, Ding, Ding! Yes, amino998, tonight's answer is the great Sysonby!
Sysonby?
Tom Fool and Citation are good guesses, but neither is correct.
Citation?

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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. 

  
As Editor of Horse Racing Nation, Brian authors a daily column as Zipse at the Track, or ZATT for short, and adds his editorial flare to the overall content of the website. A big supporter of thoroughbred aftercare, he serves on the Board of Directors of The Exceller Fund. Brian also consults for leading contest site Derby Wars, and is a Vox Populi committee member. 
  
A horse owner and graduate of DePaul University, Brian lives just outside of Louisville with his wife Candice and daughter Kendra.

  

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