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Russ Harris, Coastal and the 1979 Belmont Stakes

With so many handicappers and Triple Crown fans intent on riding the Charitable Man bandwagon into the Belmont Stakes winners‘ circle on Saturday, I offer this embellishment-free memory.

I do this because I can never look at another impressive Peter Pan Stakes winner and not think of Coastal, and I can’t think of Coastal without thinking about a recently retired colleague and competitor, Russ Harris... Read More

 

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