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1979: SPECTACULAR BID Belmont results: The 1-5
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1979: SPECTACULAR BID
Belmont results: The 1-5 favorite, Spectacular Bid leads with a quarter-mile left, but weakens to finish third in an eight-horse field, 3ΒΌ lengths behind Coastal and another head behind Golden Act.
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Triple Crown near-misses since 1979

Every horse to win each of the first two legs of the Triple Crown since Affirmed won all three legs in 1978.