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In early November 1936, Howard and Smith shipped the horse to California, by rail.
The colt ran 12 times in less than four months, winning four times.
Seabiscuit was relegated to a heavy schedule of smaller races.
He failed to win his first 17 races, usually finishing back in the field.
The two met again in the Santa Anita Handicap a week later, where Rosemont won by a nose.
The defeat was devastating to Smith and Howard, and was widely attributed in the press to a jockey error.