Ticker
  • Abel Tasman (12-1) gets up in time to beat American Gal in the Grade 1 Starlet.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Mastery (1-5) shrugs off his competition in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Party Boat (5-2) gets her head down to win the Wait a While.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Fact Finding (8-5) draws clear of the Smooth Air field and keeps a perfect record.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Lovable Lady (12-1) blasts away in the Willa On the Move Stakes.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Paulassilverlining (1-9) makes easy work of the Garland of Roses field.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Sonic Mule (3-1) keeps the wins for Todd Pletcher rolling in the Buffalo Man.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Tapwrit (3-2) holds off stablemate Master Plan to win the Pulpit.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Lirica (5-2) finds a clear path to take the Hut Hut Stakes.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Bode's Dream (5-2) returns victorious in the House Party to remain undefeated.Posted 8 hours ago

1978 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)

Date/Track:
10/14/1978, Belmont Park
Distance:
1 1/2m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
2:27.20
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.
comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about the 1978 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)...

This was one of the greatest races I've ever watched.
  • Show All 3 Comments
  • larooski · One of the best performances in defeat you'll ever see. Too bad Affirmed's saddle slipped. Assault's 1947 Butler Handicap at Jamaica was a gutsy performance. Carrying 135 lbs. Assault was taken up once, knocked off stride and back to last with a furlong to go, rallied a 3rd time, squeezed between horses and beat Stymie by a head. He was spotting Stymie 9 lbs. and Gallorette 18 lbs. that day. DRF columnist Leon Rasmussen said Assaults '47 Butler "receives my award for the best individual performance by a horse in my time." · 1694 days ago
  • cocoa2 · Watch the Santa Anita Derby, '57 I believe. Best closing performance in possibly all of racing history. · 1694 days ago

Top Stories