Rival Clue #1 - Both rivals were bred in Kentucky and had Mr. Prospector blood coursing through their veins.
Rival Clue #2 - Our first meeting took place on the 3rd of May, where we finished 1st and 4th respectively.
Rival Clue #3- Both rivals won their career debut, one at 4-5, the other at odds of 20-1.
Rival Clue #4 - Our rivalry lasted just under six months, and one of us finished first in each race in which we faced each other.
Rival Clue #5 - Combined, our trainers have won more than ten Breeders’ Cup races.
Rival Clue #6 - One rival was favored in the 2nd, 3rd, and the 4th of our meetings; the other rival was never favored within the rivalry.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - Each rival only finished out of the money on one occasion, and both of those races came at a flat mile.
Rival Clue #8 - Our only meeting in California saw both rivals let go at double-digit odds.
Rival Clue #9 - Our respective records in the rivalry were: 5-3-2-0 and 5-2-2-0.
Rival Clue #10 - In our final meeting, both rivals ran for the last time in their two-year careers.
Rival Clue #11 - In our five meetings, we ran at only two different distances.
Rival Clue #12 - Born the same year, both rivals won only six races, with each one taking home five stakes victories.
Go ahead … Name us both!