Gallant Fox. Count Fleet. Citation. Secretariat. Burgoo King?
If it weren’t for some lost paperwork, the horse named after a famous Kentucky stew could have been one of horse racing’s Triple Crown winners.
The Florida Derby at Gulfstream on March 3 seemed like any other race. Spectacular Bid was made the 1–20 favorite against a field that included Lot o’ Gold, Medaille d’Or, Musical Phantasy, Sir Ivor Again, and Brach’s Dancer.