Triple Crown Near Misses: Twenty Grand

    Twenty Grand is best known for his many battles on the turf with Equipoise – not his unsuccessful bid for a Triple Crown one year after Gallant Fox took the same award. But that year was not a battle of two horses, but four (Jamestown and Merit were also outstanding horses that year). In fact, Merit cost Twenty Grand a chance at immortality. Twenty Grand was good as a 2-year-old, but not great, winning half of his eight starts. Instead,… Read More »Triple Crown Near Misses: Twenty Grand