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Triple Crown Winner, 1978
Affirmed on the inside, with jockey Steve Cauthen up, wins the Belmont Stakes. The great-grandson of Triple Crown winner Man o'War, Affirmed is the most recent winner of horse racing's holy grail. Following retirement, Affirmed sired over 80 stakes winners that earned in excess of $ 44 million through 2004.
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Triple Crown Winners

Since the 19th century, only these horses have won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes in the same year.