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2017 Queen's Plate

Late Bloomers Make Their Mark

Question: What do Curlin, Tiznow, Azeri, Mineshaft and Saint Liam have in common -- besides being named Horse of the Year this past decade?

Answer: None of them raced as a 2-year-old.

Neither did Zenyatta, Pleasantly Perfect, Bernardini, Rock Hard Ten, Roses in May, Albert the Great, Kona Gold, The Tin Man and Sightseek, to name other standout late-developers of recent years. Read More

 

Roses in May  |  Einstein  |  Cigar  |  Bernardini  |  Curlin  |  Summer Bird  |  Kona Gold  |  Zenyatta  |  Sightseek  |  Rail Trip  |  Mineshaft  |  Pleasantly Perfect  |  Golden Itiz  |  Rock Hard Ten  |  Tiznow  |  Albert the Great  |  Azeri  |  Saint Liam
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