The jockeys who rode the last three Triple Crown winners will be at Belmont, too: Steve Cauthen (Affirmed), Jean Cruget (Seattle Slew) and Ron Turcotte (Secretariat).
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"It was one of the greatest races of all time to watch and to be involved in," he said. "Two great horses continuing a great rivalry, never giving up. It lived up to the hopes and expectations of everybody."