Race Clue #1 - Contested at a race track in the Northeast, there have been more than 60 editions of this well known race.
Race Clue #2- In this particular edition, the top four finishers all were, or went on to become, multiple graded stakes winners.
Race Clue #3 - The top three finishers were all the same age and became very familiar rivals.
Race Clue #4 - Despite it being only a six-horse field, two of the horses in the race were let go at odds of higher than 70-1.
Race Clue #5 - The odds-on favorite ended up winning, but it only came after a wicked stretch drive.
Race Clue #6 - One of the entrants won the Travers the year before, while another was named 3yo champ.
Race Clue #7 - The winner of the race is the only one of the bunch to be inducted into racing’s Hall of Fame.
Race Clue #8 - The final time of 1:47.92 makes it the third fastest in the history of the race.
Race Clue #9- While half the field were coming in off of races in New York, one entrant was coming from Pimlico, one from Suffolk, and one from Dubai.
Race Clue #10 - After bonuses, the winner’s share of this edition reached a cool half-million.
You should know it by now … Tell me the race and the year!