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1973 Kentucky Derby

Date/Track:
5/5/1973, Churchill Downs
Distance:
1 1/4 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:59.40
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Older Comments about the 1973 Kentucky Derby...

Weakest Derby field I have looked at. Most were sprinters and G2 or G3 winners. Sham also smashed his face in the gate and lost a bunch of teeth.
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  • buckpasser · It seems many times when when there is a horse that towers over his or her competition, people always say it was weak field. Secretariats competition was not weak with Forego, Riva Ridge (Marlboro Cup) Sham etc. he just overwhelmed everyone. · 1076 days ago
  • travel_vic · forgot to mention, in his FRIST start on the grass, he beat the then leading horse of the year grass star and polished off Cougar II not too sthabby a graded stakes winner · 1076 days ago
Greatest horse ever period
  • dreamingofanna · Thanks for the info, Cpt. Obvious :P · 1374 days ago
  • humphrey · As much as I want to believe it to be true NO one knows..best of the last 50 years? Without at doubt · 1374 days ago

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