Race Clue #1 - A full field of 12 lined up for this rich race which was first contested in 1984.
Race Clue #2 - The bettor’s top choice would run a solid race, albeit a losing one, while the winner was let go at double digit odds.
Race Clue #3- Among those defeated were the horses who had run 1-2 in this race the year before.
Race Clue #4 - The race winner employed a new running style, loitering near the back of the pack for much of the race.
Race Clue #5- As for the runner-up, it marked the second consecutive tough defeat in the World Championships.
Race Clue #6 - The top two carried less weight on their backs than every other horse in the field.
Race Clue #7 - For the winner, it capped a season with a winning percentage of 75%.
Race Clue #8- One third of the field was coming in off the same race at Belmont Park. In this one they would finish 6-7-8-9 respectively.
Race Clue #9 - It was not the first victory in this race for either the winning trainer or winning jockey.
Race Clue #10 - The top two would go at again the following summer with the world watching.
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