He remembers Spectacular Bid beating Flying Paster
in 1980 and John Henry's victory over Perrault via disqualification in the 1982 Santa Anita Handicap.
Half-sister to a Listed-placed winner by Broadway Forli, and to minor winners by Flying Paster
, Northern Baby and Carr de Naskra.
Baldwin also featured its high speed Enkel U-35 commercial splicer on the Heidelberg-Harris M-3000 press at the Dusseldorf show, the Amal KR-50 on a Koenig & Bauer newspaper press, the Amal SR32 on a Solna D300 press, and the Amal CUBE, another integral flying paster
designed for the Heidelberg Harris Mercury press.
Only seven horses have won by more: Hill Rise (6 lengths, 1964), Majestic Prince (8, 1969), Affirmed (8, 1978), Flying Paster
(6 1/2, 1979), Snow Chief (6, 1986), Winning Colors (7 1/2, 1988) and Sunday Silence (11, 1989).
The low odds on two horses in the same Big 'Cap is reminiscent of 1988, when winner Alysheba was even money and second-place Ferdinand was 17-10; 1981, when winner John Henry was 19-10 and fourth-place Flying Paster
was 13-10; and 1979, when winner Affirmed was 13-10 and second-place Tiller was 17-10.
Big Jag was the fifth of them; the only other to achieve even modest distinction was the first, a Flying Paster
filly called Westfold Vale who won a minor stakes event as a five-year-old.
The 8-year-old son of Flying Paster
has 17 wins, 13 seconds, four thirds and a bankroll of $928,358 in 52 starts.