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Swale - 1984 Belmont Stakes

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The brilliant Swale stamped himself as his father's son with a terrific two-year-old campaign that included four stakes victories (two Grade 1s). He would continue to emulate his sire, the great Seattle Slew, at three. He captured the Kentucky Derby before roaring to victory in the Belmont Stakes. It was the third Belmont in a row for trainer Woody Stephens and jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr.. Final time: 2:27 1/5 Owner: Claiborne Farm Trainer: Woody Stephens Jockey: Laffit Pincay, Jr.