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Sunday, June 10, 2012
Yearbook, June 10: Affirmed's Triple Crown

By Patrick Dorsey

Affirmed
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.