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Preakness Flashback: Sunday Silence vs. Easy Goer

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One of the great Preakness battles in history.

Given the connections of this year's Kentucky Derby winner, Orb, the flashback to 1989 seems a bit more apt. If not for Easy Goer, Sunday Silence may have won the Triple Crown. If not for Sunday Silence, Easy Goer may have won the Triple Crown.

Two wonderful colts competing at the highest level.


Sunday Silence

Sire: Halo
Dam: Wishing Well
Damsire: Understanding

Jockey: Pat Valenzuela
Trainer: Charlie Whittingham
Owners: Arthur B. Hancock III, Charlie Whittingham and Dr. Ernest Gaillard
Breeder: Oak Cliff Thoroughbreds

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Easy Goer

Sire: Alydar
Dam: Relaxing
Damsire: Buckpasser

Jockey: Pat Day
Trainer: Shug McGaughey
Owner: Ogden Phipps
Breeder: Ogden Phipps