Haynesfield, Mad Hatter, and racing history

On Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct, Haynesfield got within a head of becoming the first horse to win the Suburban, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the NYRA/Cigar Mile. Longshot Jersey Town denied him that honor. Following Haynesfield’s defeat, Cigar remains the only horse to win the Jockey Club Gold Cup and the NYRA Mile.  The…