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The last horseman

Updated: June 6, 2012, 7:51 PM ET
By Stephanie Diaz | Special to ESPN.com

The trainer of Seattle Slew ponders racing's future, and recalls his time with the sport's only undefeated Triple Crown winner.

Time was, the only way to properly celebrate a momentous win at Belmont Park was to raise a glass -- or several -- at Esposito's Tavern, a neighborhood pub located across from the track's stable gate on Plainfield Avenue. Esposito's was the racetrack's answer to "Cheers," a place where everybody knew your name and a race wasn't truly deemed official ...

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