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  • Seattle Slew wins 1977 Kentucky Derby.

    Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Seattle Slew

    A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Seattle Slew that ran in the May 16, 1977 issue. The story, written by Edward L. Bowen, carried the headline of, "You Can't Run With That Horse and Beat Him."

  • Karen and Mickey Taylor flank Seattle Slew at Three Chimneys Farm in 2000.

    Mickey Taylor Pays Tribute to Slew's Surgeon

    Mickey and Karen Taylor were at Seattle Slew's side in his final years at Three Chimneys Farm, and paid gratitude to Dr. George Bagby, who invented the Bagby Basket and operated on Slew, giving him quality time late in life.

  • Belmont Stakes Winners as Sires

    Examining a widely held hypothesis that Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners are not taken as seriously as potential commercial stallions as winners of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) or Preakness Stakes (gr. I), or both.

  • American Pharoah

    POLL: Rank the Triple Crown Winners

    Who had the most impressive performances? Who prevailed over the toughest fields? Look for the results in the upcoming special Year-in-Review Dec. 26/Jan. 2 double issue of Blood-Horse.

  • American Pharoah can add to his legacy with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-147/i-jdN7mrj">Order This Photo</a>

    American Pharoah Can Add to Legacy in Classic

    When it's all said and done, American Pharoah will be known as a Triple Crown winner -- those three words say it all -- but make no mistake, a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) would add to that legacy.

  • Frosted<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-vG23RJh">Order This Photo</a>

    Pedigree Analysis: Frosted

    Frosted is a son of Tapit, the first sire from the Seattle Slew line to benefit consistently from inbreeding to Seattle Slew.

  • Affirmed winning the 1978 Jim Dandy Stakes.

    First Start Back After a Triple Crown

    If American Pharoah's connections stick to the current plan of returning to the races Aug. 1 or 2, it would be a similarly timed schedule to the most recent Triple Crown winner, Affirmed in 1978.

  • American Pharoah

    Triple Crown Winners

    Relive the exciting campaigns of all the Triple Crown champions with photos, retrospectives, and on-site accounts of their Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victories from the pages of The Blood-Horse.

  • Seattle Slew

    Triple Crown Tales: A Horse Named Sue

    Long before Olympic gold-medalist Bruce Jenner transformed into Caitlyn Jenner, for a brief period of time in the late-summer of 1976, future undefeated Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew was mistakenly identified.

  • Why I Want a Triple Crown Winner

    The longer we go without a Triple Crown winner, the more embedded I become in a dubious fraternity; one whose membership requires only a single qualification â€" you have to be old.

  • Record-Breaker Alchaasibiyeh Dies at Age 32

    Alchaasibiyeh, who set a world record when she sold for $3.75 million at the 1984 Keeneland July selected yearling sale, died at age 32 Thursday, March 12, at Elizabeth Mateo's Premier Sporthorses farm in Alpharetta, Ga.

  • The Wisdom of Shoe

    What makes a great racehorse? Legendary jockey Bill Shoemaker boils it down for Cot Campbell in the saddling paddock at Hollywood Park.

  • Karen and Mickey Taylor with Seattle Slew

    Final Call for Taylors of Seattle Slew Fame

    The six broodmares, six racing prospects, four yearlings, one 2-year-old, and one stallion that were to be offered at the Barretts sale Jan. 26 represent the last vestiges of the holdings of the co-owners of Seattle Slew.

  • Somali Lemonade is Lemon Drop Kid's leading distaff earner.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-dWcvRTG">Order This Photo</a>

    Lemon Drop Kid: A Class Act

    Lemon Drop Kid was the complete package when he went to stud in 2001 with an impeccable pedigree, top-of-his-class ability all three years racing, and dashing good looks.

  • Interactive: Triple Crown Winners

    Relive the exciting campaigns of all the Triple Crown champions with photos, retrospectives, and on-site accounts of their Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victories from the pages of The Blood-Horse.

  • After the Wire: Belmont Stakes Preview

    Evan Hammonds examines Seattle Slew's Belmont Stakes and compares his racing style to that of California Chrome. Compare footage from Seattle Slew's Belmont win and California Chrome's first two victories in the Triple Crown.

  • California Chrome

    A Pedigree Story Made for Hollywood

    The son of an $8,000 mare and a stallion that stood for $2,500 in the year of his conception, the flashy chestnut became the first California-bred since Decidedly in 1962 to win the Run for the Roses.

  • Art Sherman with California Chrome

    Haskin: Chrome Sweet Chrome

    Once again, we have reached the gates of the pantheon. Beyond beckons the ghosts of Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Affirmed, Citation, and the seven other Triple Crown winners who have attained immortality.

  • After the Wire: Preakness Stakes 139

    Evan Hammonds thought one of California Chrome's moves during the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) reminded him of a move by Seattle Slew during the 1977 Kentucky Derby (gr. I). What do you think?

  • After the Wire: Preakness Stakes 139

    Evan Hammonds thought one of California Chrome's moves during the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) reminded him of a move by Seattle Slew during the 1977 Kentucky Derby (gr. I). What do you think?

  • Seattle Slew

    The Continuing Impact of Seattle Slew

    While Seattle Slew did well crossed back to almost any of the major strains in his pedigree, he was particularly effective when bred to mares carrying Buckpasser in their pedigrees.

  • Bold Ruler

    The Influence of Bold Ruler

    Once upon a time there was a brave young prince named Bold Ruler, who became the greatest stallion of his time.

  • Starship Truffles

    Ghostzapper's Starship Rising in 2013

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />It's not surprising that Ghostzapper's offspring would do best when given time, and it's more than likely that this was the reason for his perceived initial 'failure to launch.'

  • Tony Leonard at Keeneland

    Tony Leonard's Photo Collection Purchased

    John Adger, David Sorrell, and Bobby Shiflet have purchased the complete collection of prints and negatives of the late Tony Leonard, the leading equine photographer of the 20th century.

  • Seattle Slew 1977 Kentucky Derby

    Hammer Time: Triple Crown Auction Connection

    Seattle Slew and I'll Have Another didn't generate much buyer enthusiasm as young horses when sold at public auction. But Seattle Slew became Thoroughbred racing's 10th Triple Crown winner & I'll Have Another could become 12