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Kelso (inside by rail) won the 1961 Whitney Stakes by disqualification after Our Hope bumped him several times through an exciting stretch drive at Belmont Park. Kelso also won the 1963 and 1965 editions of the Whitney, both at Saratoga Race Course. One of the greatest racehorses of all time, Kelso was named Horse of the Year every year from 1960 to 1964.

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