By A Neck

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One of the best horse racing rivalries in the history of the sport, Affirmed and Alydar met first in the Kentucky Derby. They finished first and second, respectively, in the Derby and the Preakness, setting up an epic showdown at the Belmont Stakes. Running, once again, in first and second place the whole race, Affirmed won by a head, beating Alydar for the third time and winning the Triple Crown.