Once the subject of great popular interest, match races have dropped out of favor with American racing fans since the tragic outcome of Ruffian's match race against Foolish Pleasure in 1975. Who were the participants in the last major match race held in North America prior to that event, and what was the outcome?
9/26/2020 08:56:35 am
was it Seabiscuit and War Admiral?
9/26/2020 09:16:59 am
Chris Evert beating Miss Musket, 1974?
9/28/2020 07:32:02 am
For colts 1947 Armed beating Assault
10/2/2020 08:26:05 pm
It was Chris Evert/Miss Musket in 1974, with Chris Evert winning by 50 lengths. Nicely done, Barbara!
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