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June 08, 2012

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Alydar (left) and Affirmed in the homestretch of the Belmont Stakes.
Alydar (left) and Affirmed in the homestretch of the Belmont Stakes.

The Last Triple Crown

No single horse has won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes since 1978. So whenever one wins the first two races, people start speculating: will this be the next Triple Crown winner? Dick speaks to jockey Jorge Velasquez, whose horse Alydar went head-to-head with the 1978 champion Affirmed. There was passion and rivalry when the two horses got on the track - like Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

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