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Funny Cide at Belmont
NYP2003053020- NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- Robin Smullen, left, riding Funny Cide, is escorted by trainer Barclay Tagg during a work out at Belmont Race Track in New York City on May 30, 2003. Funny Cide, a New York State bred gelding trained by Tagg, will try to win the Belmont Stakes on June 7th and become the first triple crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
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Alabama Stakes (2003) Jockey Club Gold Cup (2004) Coolmore Lexington Stakes (2006) Colonial Turf Cup (2006) Secretariat Stakes (2006) Jamaica Breeders' Cup Handicap (2006) Hollywood Derby (2006) Remsen Stakes (2006) Holy Bull Stakes (2007) Wood Memorial Stakes (2007, 2008) Red Smith Handicap (2007) Mrs. Revere Stakes (2007) Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (2007) Futurity Stakes (2007) U.S. Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (2007) Kent Breeders' Cup Stakes (2007) Jamaica Handicap (2007) Tampa Bay Derby (2008) Suburban Handicap (2009) Cigar Mile Handicap (2010)

Barclay Tagg (born December 30, 1937 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is an American thoroughbred horse trainer. A 1961 graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Animal Husbandry, he is best known for conditioning Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Funny Cide. Horses in Tagg's stable have included Showing Up and Nobiz Like Shobiz. Barclay trains horses year round, spending spring in New York and winter in Florida.

Formerly a steeplechase jockey, Tagg won his first race in 1972 at Old Liberty Park. He has been a journeyman trainer for many years, and with Funny Cide became the first trainer to win the Kentucky Derby in his first attempt since Cam Gambolati with Spend a Buck in 1985.

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