1973 Santa Anita Derby (G1)

3/31/1973, Santa Anita Park
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
3 M
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.

What the Nation is saying about the 1973 Santa Anita Derby (G1)...

In Saturday’s third race at Santa Anita, one of America’s top Kentucky Derby prospects, Goldencents will be favored to take his speed wire-to-wire in the Grade 3 Sham Stakes. If he does so and becomes a major force on the Kentucky Derby trail, it will be a fitting outcome for a race named after the ...Read More
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  • BrianZipse · The best I've seen would be ranked as follows: 1) Alydar 2) Sham 3) Chief's Crown 4) Free House 5) Hard Spun 6) Cryptoclearance · 467 days ago ·
  • rafirox · IMO, Alydar is by far the best ever to lose all three. Sham was an awesome horse. But, I think Alydar was even better. Total of two lengths off of Affirmed. He was always with him. Red really was too good for Sham, but Alydar was good enough to beat Affirmed, just barely couldn't do it. · 467 days ago ·

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