Rival Clue #1 - Rivals of a different color, we were both born and bred in Kentucky.
Rival Clue #2- One rival was sired by a Preakness winner, while the other was sired by an Australian import.
Rival Clue #3 - Our first meeting took place in a very fast 6 ½ furlong race at Belmont Park.
Rival Clue #4- Both rivals were stakes winners at two, and combined, accounted for eight stakes victories as juveniles.
Rival Clue #5 - Our closest finish came in by far our most famous race together.
Rival Clue #6 - Our respective records within the rivalry were 3-2-1-0 and 3-1-0-1.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - Our final meeting resulted in the most lopsided margin, although the loser had an obvious excuse.
Rival Clue #8 - While we both ran at Churchill Downs and Pimlico, one of us ran at each track twice as much as the other.
Rival Clue #9 - Combined we won better than three-quarters of our lifetime starts.
Rival Clue #10 - The rival who finished ahead of the other in two of three, was also the one that competed in each leg of the Triple Crown.
Rival Clue #11 - In our final respective career race, one of us bowed a tendon and was retired, while the other romped in his finale by nine lengths.
Rival Clue #12 - Both of us went on to stallion careers, one after his three-year-old year, the other, after his four-year-old season.
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