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Beholder

Beholder prepares for her last race, the Breeders Cup Distaff

Spectacular Bid - 2.7 million dollar earner. Foaled in 1976, he won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, and 26 out of 30 races.

Spectacular Bid - leading 2 year old and winner of the 1979 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes

Man O' War

Man O' War Fairway- Mahubah By Rock Sand. Won 20 Of 21 Races. Won Preakness And Belmont In Skipped Kentucky Derby. Ranked Of Top 100 Horse In Century. He Is In 2015 Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah, Among Others.

Challenge of the Triple Crown....of course California Chrome would be the updated version of the last horse to lose the Triple Crown

Infographic: Challenge of the Triple Crown

ESPN Infographic: Challenge of the Triple Crown. This was made before American Pharaohs victory!

California Chrome with the Derby roses.  He arrived at Pimlico today 5/12/14 to prepare for the Preakness.

Final thoughts on California Chrome's Kentucky Derby win

Curlin, the richest North American-based horse of all time, until recently.  A BIG favorite of mine!

Curlin, the richest North American-based horse of all time, until recently. A BIG favorite of mine!

Outrider

Great pic of an Outrider catching a loose horse at the track-they have the most important job at the racetrack.

Exterminator-thoroughbred racing LEGEND

Exterminator was an American racehorse and the winner of the 1918 Kentucky Derby, and in 1922 won Horse of the Year honors.

George Alvarez worked with eventual runner-up Bodemeister before the 2012 Kentucky Derby.

Novak: Exercise riders step out of the shadows

Somber reflections after the race. Should we ban horse racing?

Ferdinand (3-12-83 – 2002) was a Thoroughbred who won the 1986 Kentucky Derby. He was voted the 1987 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. He entered stud in 1989 was sold to a breeding farm in Japan in 1994. Much to the outrage of horse racing enthusiasts, reports indicate that in 2002 Ferdinand was sent to slaughter in Japan with no fanfare or notice to previous owners. His death was the catalyst for the Ferdinand Fee, a program to fund keeping old racehorses alive.

Ferdinand – was a Thoroughbred who won the 1986 Kentucky Derby. He was voted the 1987 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. He entered stud in

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