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Slow to Warm Up
Mark Beech
June 20, 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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June 20, 2005

Slow To Warm Up

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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

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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