Rival Clue #1 - Bred in different states, we were both bay colts who won stakes in every season that we were on the track.
Rival Clue #2- Our first career meeting came in a maiden race, our last one came in the inaugural edition of a big race.
Rival Clue #3- Both rivals broke their maiden in their second career start, and at a distance 6 ½ furlongs shorter than their longest career victory.
Rival Clue #4 - The rivalry lasted over three seasons with multiple meetings each year.
Rival Clue #5 - Born in different countries, both of our trainers ended up in the United States Racing Hall of Fame.
Rival Clue #6 - Combined, we were victorious in more than half of our nearly 60 career starts.
Do you know who we are yet?
Rival Clue #7 - Between the two of us, we collected a championship in three consecutive years.
Rival Clue #8 - One of us was the race favorite in five or our meetings, while the other was the favorite four times.
Rival Clue #9 - Our respective records in the rivalry were: 10-5-1-1 and 10-1-3-2.
Rival Clue #10 - The majority of our stakes wins came in New York, but each rival won a stakes race at Churchill Downs in the spring.
Rival Clue #11 - The lone Hall of Famer of the pair finished ahead of his rival in six out of ten.
Rival Clue #12 - Born the same year, our racing careers ended exactly one month apart.
Go ahead … Name us both!