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Jockey error can prove costly in Triple Crown bid

...that point in the race took too much out of his mount, leaving him vulnerable to the late charge of the aptly named Victory Gallop.Victor Espinoza will have the target on his back this year. He'll get no breaks from the jockeys aboard California...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/jockey-error-can-prove-costl
California Chrome faces tall task in Triple Crown pursuit

...happened was 1998, when Derby and Preakness runner-up Victory Gallop edged out Real Quiet's claim.Of the nine other...run in either the Derby, Preakness or both.Since Victory Gallop in '98, only two Belmont winners have even run in...

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Triple Crown finale has its appeal

...Touch Gold. A year later, he spoiled Real Quiet's Triple bid when Kent Desormeaux moved too early and Stevens' Victory Gallop won by a nose."''Belmont Park is like the ocean," said the recently unretired Stevens. "You can have a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-07/triple-crown-finale-has-its-appea
Day is tough for Zito, Ice Box

...Mott was a stand-in for Elliott Walden in 1998 when Victory Gallop got up by a nose to deny Real Quiet a Triple Crown...basketball game and hobbled around as he prepared Victory Gallop for the Belmont. On raceday, Walden called on Mott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-06-06/day-tough-zito-ice-b
Borel, Mine That Bird passed late

...the colt in the Belmont. And in 1998, he brought Real Quiet into the Belmont for a Triple try only to get beat by Victory Gallop by a nose in a heartbreaking defeat. "I hope from now on we'll talk about winning one," Desormeaux said. There...

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Triple Crown's first leg to be a real run for the roses

...entered the far turn, the leaders had worn each other out, Real Quiet had cruised into the lead and then held off Victory Gallop to win by a half length. "I decided I wasn't going to get involved with that lead group," Desormeaux said...

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Smarty's loss triply disappointing for Baffert, other trainers who came close

...Charm - belonged to Baffert. "I thought I had it with Real Quiet," Baffert said, referring to the 1998 race when Victory Gallop overcame a four-length lead in the final one-eighth of a mile. "That horse today, he took them as far as he...

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Favorite comes through in Derby

...Solis said, who is now winless in 11 starts and second for the third time in four years (Captain Bodgit in '97, Victory Gallop in '98). "It'll be hard to stop him." Reach Rick Dorsey at (706) 823-3219 .0]rdorsey@augustachronicle...

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Lukas gets Triple Crown shot with Charismatic

...and Stephen Got Even. Menifee, also second in the 1 1/4 -mile Derby, is trained by Elliott Walden, trainer of Victory Gallop, who finished second last year in the Derby and Preakness, then beat Real Quiet in the Belmont. Stephen Got Even's...

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It was very Charismatic

...couldn't make up any ground in the last 16th." Menifee was the favorite, as was the Elliott Walden-trained Victory Gallop, second in the Preakness in 1998. Walden now has four seconds in the last five Triple Crown races. "My horse had...

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