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Spectacular BidThe Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century$
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Peter Lee

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780813177809

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Spectacular Bid
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Peter Lee

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.003.0001

The introduction discusses the glut of Triple Crown champions during the 1970s and the popularity of horse racing during that time. But clouds were on the horizon; allegations of race fixing threatened to damage the sport, and fans longed for another champion that they could rally around.

Keywords:   Triple Crown, Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Affirmed, race fixing

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