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Triple Crown Competition

June 9, 2018

Number of horses the Triple Crown winner faced in each of the three races:

Year Horse K P B Tot
1919 Sir Barton 11 11 2 24
1930 Gallant Fox 14 10 3 27
1935 Omaha 17 7 4 28
1937 War Admiral 19 7 6 32
1941 Whirlaway 10 7 3 20
1943 Count Fleet 9 3 2 14
1946 Assault 16 9 6 31
1948 Citation 5 3 7 15
1973 Secretariat 12 5 4 21
1977 Seattle Slew 14 8 7 29
1978 Affirmed 10 6 4 20
2015 American Pharoah 17 7 7 31
2018 Justify 19 7 9 35
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