ESPN

Won first two legs of Triple Crown since 1978

Grid
4 of 11
Previous
Next

1989 - Sunday Silence

Photograph By AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

The rivalry between Sunday Silence and Easy Goer marked the 1989 Triple Crown series much like the Alydar-Affirmed rivalry did in 1978. At the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, Sunday Silence won, but at the Belmont, Easy Goer was just one neck better.