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1979 Jockey Club Gold Cup

Date/Track:
10/6/1979, Belmont Park
Distance:
1 1/2m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
2:27.40
*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 1979 Jockey Club Gold Cup...

Will horse racing ever see such dramatic racing again? Affirmed controls the race, puts away all challengers and challenges from start to finish. Coastal runs a huge race, right there with the big guns at mid-stretch while on the wrong lead. Spectacular Bid meanwhile was in-tight early, rating off a slow pace, made numerous bids but still fought-on despite being defeated at the head of the stretch. Very cool!
  • humphrey · Just about the time you are thinkin it will never happen again, a horse comes along thay makes you sit back in awe. Still, they just maybe brillant not great as, AT FIRST, I thought Easy Goer was the second coming, but not so. · 1551 days ago

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