Friday, June 6, 2008

The Near Misses: Real Quiet 1998

Just the following year after the incredible 1997 Triple Crown bid of SILVER CHARM came the nearest miss of all by REAL QUIET.

Here's the photo finish:

That's all that separated REAL QUIET from the Triple Crown. Amazing. {VICTORY GALLOP was an outstanding horse in his own right}. Heartbreak for trainer Bob Baffert, who lost consecutive triple crown bids by a total of 3/4 of a length + a nose.

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