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2/15/16 - Happy Birthday, Seattle Slew

The world changed 42 years ago when you arrived in the dark of a Kentucky night. Your strength and speed, your talent and ability, your eye and your heart were never seen before and will never be matched again. Happy birthday to our one-of-a-kind, truly magnificent Seattle Slew.

All our love,

The Slew Crew
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11/1/15 - Runhappy, Mongolian Saturday Represent Slew at Breeders' Cup

Three-year-old RUNHAPPY (Super Saver) set a new track record at Keeneland on Oct. 31 when he captured the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) by three-quarters-of-a-length. The bay colt raced just off the pace before closing furiously down the stretch to stop the clock in 1:08 2/5 for six furlongs over the fast main track.

From the first crop of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver (Maria's Mon), who is out of Supercharger (A.P. Indy), Runhappy has now won three graded tests this season: the King's Bishop Sakes (G1) at Saratoga, which he won in stakes record time, and the Phoenix Stakes (G3) during Keeneland'... [more]

8/3/15 - Rachel's Valentina Impresses in Debut

RACHEL'S VALENTINA — the two-year-old daughter of two Preakness Stakes (G1) winners — made a stunning debut at Saratoga on Aug. 2, defeating seven other young fillies in the process.

Sired by champion Bernardini (A.P. Indy) and out of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra (Medaglia d'Oro), the Seattle Slew great-granddaughter overcame a slow start and a five-wide run around the far turn to challenge the pacesetter down the lane. Gaining the lead late in the stretch, Rachel's Valentina's speed carried her to a two-length advantage at the line. She ran the six furlongs in 1:10 1/5 over the fast track. The m... [more]

6/6/15 - American Pharoah Joins Seattle Slew, 10 Others with Belmont Win

AMERICAN PHAROAH (Pioneerof the Nile) became the 12th Triple Crown winner — 37 years after Affirmed last completed the feat and 38 years since Seattle Slew's undefeated run — on June 6 with a fantastic performance in the Belmont Stakes (G1).

The Slew Crew congratulates American Pharoah and his connections on this most wonderful achievement. The future Hall of Fame champion proved today that he belongs among the most elite of this sport.

American Pharoah started his Triple Crown bid on May 2 when he faced off ... [more]

5/7/15 - Always in Our Hearts

On this day, when we celebrate your Kentucky Derby triumph and mourn your last breath, we remember you, Seattle Slew.

Your greatness and accomplishments are unmatched, and we celebrate your life everyday. But today, especially, we want to honor you and all that you did and all that your bloodline continues to do.

We are so proud of you. And we miss you tremendously.

All our love,



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