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Alydar

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  1. a chestnut colt and an American thoroughbred race horse who was most famous for finishing a close second to Affirmed in all three races of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, a feat not repeated before or since

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  2. born on March 23, 1975, Calumet Farm

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  3. died on November 15, 1990

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  4. Trained by John M. Veitch (who also trained his half-sister, Eclipse Award winning Our Mims), and ridden by jockey Jorge Velasquez, in 1978 Alydar dueled with Affirmed in all three legs of the Triple Crown, losing to his arch rival by a combined tota

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  5. The 1978 Belmont Stakes, the third and final leg of the series, is considered by many as one of the most exciting races in the history of the sport

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