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1997 Belmont Stakes

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In the first of three straight Triple Crown near-misses, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Silver Charm looked like a winner for trainer Bob Baffert when he turned for home and began pulling clear of Free House. But under jockey Chris McCarron, Touch Gold came roaring from almost 10 lengths back at the top of the stretch and flashed past the favorite for a three-quarter length victory.

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