Yearbook, June 10: Affirmed's Triple Crown

June, 10, 2012
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June 10, 1978: I'll Have Another's pre-Belmont Stakes retirement affirmed Affirmed's place as the most recent Triple Crown winner, with the latter holding off Alydar on this day 34 years ago to clinch horse racing's top honor.

• For more on this elusive achievement, check out our Triple Crown infographic.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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