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Seems like only yesterday I watched this: favorite Dialed In duels 68-1 longshot Shackleford to win the 2011 Florida Derby (I) (Photo by Joe Ganley)

Seems like only yesterday I watched this: favorite Dialed In duels 68-1 longshot Shackleford to win the 2011 Florida Derby (I) (Photo by Joe Ganley)

I’ll Have Another and Bodemeister duel in the 2012 Kentucky Derby (Photo by John McDonnell)

I’ll Have Another and Bodemeister duel in the 2012 Kentucky Derby (Photo by John McDonnell)

Every time I see images of these two, I am glad I was born just months after the 1989 Triple Crown. I would have had the hardest time ever trying to decide which one I liked better. Easy Goer was perhaps one of the best-looking and most talented three-year-olds in the picture, but Sunday Silence has this great fleeting beauty about him along with the tenacity expected of an underdog. (Photo by Cliff Owen)

Every time I see images of these two, I am glad I was born just months after the 1989 Triple Crown. I would have had the hardest time ever trying to decide which one I liked better. Easy Goer was perhaps one of the best-looking and most talented three-year-olds in the picture, but Sunday Silence has this great fleeting beauty about him along with the tenacity expected of an underdog. (Photo by Cliff Owen)

Trinniberg [inside] and Currency Swap duel in the Saratoga mud during the Hopeful Stakes (I).

Trinniberg [inside] and Currency Swap duel in the Saratoga mud during the Hopeful Stakes (I).

Street Sense [left] and Calvin Borel hold off Grasshopper and Robby Albarado to win the 2007 Travers Stakes

Street Sense [left] and Calvin Borel hold off Grasshopper and Robby Albarado to win the 2007 Travers Stakes

Belmont Stakes contender Prime Cut (Bernstein x Life Happened, by Stravinsky) on the outside catches up to the freakishly fast Bind (Pulpit x Check, by Unbridled).

Belmont Stakes contender Prime Cut (Bernstein x Life Happened, by Stravinsky) on the outside catches up to the freakishly fast Bind (Pulpit x Check, by Unbridled).

Blame (Arch x Liable, by Seeking the Gold) breaks into a duel with 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird (Birdstone x Mining My Own, by Smart Strike) in the 2010 Whitney Stakes.

Blame (Arch x Liable, by Seeking the Gold) breaks into a duel with 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird (Birdstone x Mining My Own, by Smart Strike) in the 2010 Whitney Stakes.

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