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1987 Belmont Stakes

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Alysheba was the 4-5 choice to sweep the Triple Crown under Chris McCarron, but rival jockey Craig Perret warned fans that trainer Jimmy Croll would have Bet Twice in perfect shape for the grueling race. He did, and Bet Twice ran off to a seven-length victory over a stellar field that included not only the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner but Cryptoclearance, Gulch, and Gone West.

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