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I remember being there when Henbit won the race he offered in 1979, and then a year later Shergar won it and they went on to win the Derby; it was a no-brainer.
In Arkansas, Rhubarb Leafing Season coincides with Henbit Blooming Season in Lexington, Kentucky.
Fallon is the first jockey to have ridden successive winners of the Derby since Willie Carson on Troy (1979) and Henbit.
The partnership chased home Henbit in the 1980 Derby but gained just compensation when following in the hoofprints of greats such as Troy, Wollow and Dahlia to land the International Stakes at York ahead of Cairn Rouge.
The race was won by subsequent Epsom heroes Henbit and Shergar in the 1980s while more recently, last year's winner Millenary went on to land the Rothmans Royals St Leger.
In winning the Newbury event, Saturn joined such illustrious names as Henbit, Shergar, Rainbow Quest and Nayef and while Saturn may not reach those heights he looks a decent prospect over middle distances.
Even weeds such as henbit and chickweed, which germinate during the fall, do not become a lawn problem until they resume growth in the early spring.
He will be trying to emulate Henbit and Shergar, who won the Vase en route to Epsom glory in 1980 and 1981, while Quest For Fame bounced back from defeat at Chester to win the 1990 Derby.
CHAMPION five times between 1972 and 1983, Scottish-born Carson won 17 English Classics including four Derbys - Troy (1979), Henbit (1980), Nashwan (1989) and Erhaab (1994) and 10 Irish Classics.
The growing season for henbit is not the same as the growing season for crabgrass.
The answer is that Willie won the Derby four times - on Troy (79), Henbit (80), Nashwan (89) and Erhaab (94).
Other notable names on the roll of honour in the past quarter of a century include Henbit, Unfuwain and Shergar, who won the race by ten lengths.