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

This was one of the greatest races I've ever watched.
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  • 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." · 1592 days ago
  • cocoa2 · Watch the Santa Anita Derby, '57 I believe. Best closing performance in possibly all of racing history. · 1591 days ago

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