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Name These Rivals!

Name These Rivals

 

Rival Clue #1 - One rival was bred in the Bluegrass of Kentucky, the other was bred outside the U.S.

Rival Clue #2- Both rivals enjoyed a three-race winning streak as a juvenile, and each won more than one stakes race that year.

Rival Clue #3- In all of our three matchups, no horse ever finished between us.

Rival Clue #4 - Both rivals were multiple graded stakes winners in two different seasons; one season was the same, the other was not.

Rival Clue #5 - Only one rival ran in the Kentucky Derby, and had a good, but not winning, result.

Rival Clue #6 - Our closest finish came in our second  meeting when we ran 1-2,  as the 7-5 second choice, and 6-5 favorite, respectively.

Do you know who we are yet?  

Rival Clue #7 - We both competed in the Breeders’ Cup just once, faced each other, and finished a length apart.

Rival Clue #8 - Amazingly, our sires ran in the same BC race ten years earlier and occupied the same two finish positions that we did.

Rival Clue #9 - Combined we won 56% of our lifetime races, and took home 15 stakes victories.

Rival Clue #10 - The rival who finished ahead of the other in two of three, won more races, and won more graded stakes, was the one never named a champion.

Rival Clue #11 -  In our respective final career races, one rival won a grade 1, while the other could not manage a top three finish.

Rival Clue #12 - Although one rival’s career lasted a season longer than the other, each started in exactly the same amount of lifetime races.

Go ahead … Name us both!

 

 

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30 minutes 'til post time!
Rival clue 10. Easygoer. Sunday silence
Zenyatta and Gio Ponti
Yay kaitline. I haven't had a clue on any these.
Good job Kait!. I get to these about 1 hour late everytime :)
kait...you go girl!
Nice one kait!
just did my research!
Nice, kait!
Congrats, kaitlin.
COngrats
Well done, Kaitlin!
Always good to see a first time winner ... How did you solve it, Kaitlin?
YAY MY FIRST ONE. :D i actually made it home in time.
Kaitlin, you did it ... It is Victory Gallop and Coronado's Quest!
Victory Gallop & Coronado's Quest.
Northern Dancer and Roman Brother is also incorrect.
Northern Dancer and Roman Brother?
No, not Ghostzapper and Roses in May.
Ghostzapper & Roses in May?

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