Slow to Warm Up

June 19, 2005

With his victory in the Belmont Stakes, Afleet Alex became the 11th horse to win the Preakness and the Belmont after failing to win the Kentucky Derby. Here are the other 10.

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YEAR HORSE DERBY FINISH HOW SEASON PLAYED OUT
1940 Bimelech Second 3-year-old champion
1949 Capot Second Horse of the Year
1953 Native Dancer Second 3-year-old champion
1955 Nashua Second Horse of the Year
1967 Damascus Third Horse of the Year
1974 Little Current Fifth 3-year-old champion
1988 Risen Star Third 3-year-old champion
1991 Hansel 10th 3-year-old champion
1994 Tabasco Cat Sixth Lost to Holy Bull in Travers
2001 Point Given Fifth Horse of the Year

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)