The Triple Crown Project
Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
(b.c. 1924, Fair Play -- Quelle Chance x Ethelbert )
Classic participant in: 1927

Notes: Retired from stud duty in 1949. Died at age 28 on Sept 12, 1952.


Finish Race Name
1stWithers S.
1stMerchants' and Citizens' H.
1stSaratoga Special
1stSaratoga H.
1stNational Stallion S.
2ndSuburban H.
2ndDwyer S.
2ndWhitney S.
2ndMetropolitan H.
2ndJockey Club Gold Cup


Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AIR MASTERch.g., 1938 CHANCE SHOT -- Zephyretta x Lemberg (GB)HORSE OF THE YEAR in Mexico, Gittings H., Presidencial H., Narragansett Governor's H., Nacional H.
(See 1936)
b.c., 1933 CHANCE SHOT -- Ormonda x SUPERMANChampagne S., Florida Derby
BUCKINGg., 1935 CHANCE SHOT -- Buckup x Buchan (GB)Johnny Bullman H.
BUSHWHACKERc., 1938 CHANCE SHOT -- Masked Dancer x DisquiseNew England Futurity
CHANCE BULLETg., 1942 CHANCE SHOT -- La Roseraie x Niceas (FR)Delaware Spring Maiden Stpl H.
CHANCE LINEc., 1931 CHANCE SHOT -- Lineage x TraceryAtlantic S., Fort Worth H., San Rafael H.
CHANCE SUNc., 1932 CHANCE SHOT -- Sunaibi x Sun BriarFuturity S.
CHANCEVIEWg., 1932 CHANCE SHOT -- Look Up x UltimusHawthorne Decoration Day H., San Carlos H., Prince George Autumn H., Bay Meadows Speed H.
EXPLODEDbr.g., 1936 CHANCE SHOT -- Finita x St. JamesGolden Gate New Year H., Alameda H., Spokane Derby
FAIRY CHANTch.f., 1937 CHANCE SHOT -- Star Fairy x The SatrapCHAMPION 3yo Filly, CHAMPION Handicap Mare, Everglades S., Beldame H. (twice), Santa Margarita H., Pimlico Oaks, Gazelle S., Hannah Dustin H.
(See 1937)
ch.g., 1934 CHANCE SHOT -- Psyche x John P. GrierBlue Grass S.
GOOD CHANCEg., 1933 CHANCE SHOT -- Sundina x Sun BriarGovernor Ogle Stpl H. (twice), Battleship Stpl H. (twice), Harbor Hill Stpl H., Jarvis Spencer Stpl H.
INFANTRYc., 1933 CHANCE SHOT -- La Bayonette x Vernwood (FR)Frontier H., Forth Worth Fall H., Baltimore Spring H.
IRON SHOTc., 1937 CHANCE SHOT -- Pervencheres x Maboul (FR)Georgetown Stpl H., Manly Stpl H., Hitchcock Stpl H., Meadow Brook Stpl H., Saratoga Stpl H. (twice), Charles L. Appleton Stpl H., Temple Gwathmey Memorial Stpl H., International Stpl H., Delaware Spring Maiden Stpl.
NELLIE BLYgr.f., 1936 CHANCE SHOT -- Antipodes x Roi HerodeBeldame H.
(See 1934)
b.c., 1931 CHANCE SHOT -- Peace x Stefan The GreatBelmont S.
PERIDAb.f., 1937 CHANCE SHOT -- Black Queen x POMPEYFashion S.
SHOT PUTg., 1936 CHANCE SHOT -- Muzzie II x Pharos (GB)New York H., Bryan O'Harra Memorial H., La Salle H., Exterminator H., Lincoln H., Hawthorne H., Kentucky H. (twice), Snapper Garrison H., Isaac Murphy H.
SHOTLOg., 1940 CHANCE SHOT -- Lola Montez II x Stefan The GreatDelaware Spring Maiden Stpl H.
SHOTSILKch.f., 1945 CHANCE SHOT -- Royal Robes x HASTEBlack Helen H.
SHUFFLEg., 1941 CHANCE SHOT -- Never Again II x Pharos (GB)Walter Connolly H.
SOMEBODYc., 1931 CHANCE SHOT -- Phalara x Phalaris (GB)Yonkers H.
(See 1940)
g., 1937 CHANCE SHOT -- Evening x St. JamesSuburban H., Dwyer S., Diamond State S., Survivor S., Kenner S.


Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AMERICAN WAYg., 1942 Gino -- Sunchance x CHANCE SHOTCHAMPION Steeplechaser, Grand National Stpl H., Chevy Chase Stpl H., Tom Roby Stpl S., Georgetown Stpl H., Harbor Hill Stpl H.
ANN'S LOVEf., 1950 Alaking -- Evening Shot x CHANCE SHOTA.B. Letellier Memorial H., Bowie Breeders' S.
ARMEDbr.g., 1941 BULL LEA -- Armful x CHANCE SHOTHORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION Handicap Horse (twice), Suburban H., Washington Park H. (twice), Widener H. (twice), Arlington H., Stars Stripes H., Whirlaway S. (twice), Dixie S., Sheridan H. (twice), Pimlico Special, Washington H., McLennan H., Gulfstream Park H., Sysonby Mile, Double Event (1st Div.), Double Event (2nd Div.), Philadelphia H.
ARMERAbr.f., 1955 FAULTLESS -- Armful x CHANCE SHOTIn Mexico: Clasico Santa Susana
BONNE ESPOIRf., 1955 Roman Bout -- Bonne Chance x CHANCE SHOTQueen City H.
BRANNAGHb.g., 1956 Nizami II -- Queen o'Chance x CHANCE SHOTNorth American Stp H.
(See 1944)
bk.c., 1941 GOOD GOODS -- Anacreon x CHANCE SHOTDerby Trial S.
BROLITEc., 1945 HASH -- Marion P. x CHANCE SHOTLincoln H.
(See 1954)
ch.c., 1951 Alibhai -- Fairy Chant x CHANCE SHOTYankee H., Discovery H., Kent S., Dixie H., Philadelphia Turf H., New York H., Saratoga Cup
DR. JOHN H.c., 1959 Stage Glitter -- Dusky Chance x CHANCE SHOTWashington Futurity, Longacres Derby, Longacres Governor's H.
DUSKY DAMIONc., 1957 Galla Damion -- Dusky Chance x CHANCE SHOTSan Gabriel H., Tanforan H., Washington Championship, Longacres Independence Day H., Space Needle H.
DUSKY SPARKc., 1955 Stage Glitter -- Dusky Chance x CHANCE SHOTHilltop H.
DUSKY STAGEf., 1952 Stage Glitter -- Dusky Chance x CHANCE SHOTHilltop H.
HEMISPHEREb.f., 1942 Blenheim II -- Panoramic x CHANCE SHOTSequoia S.
HONEYMOONf., 1943 Beau Pere -- Panoramic x CHANCE SHOTHollywood Derby, Beverly H., California Breeders Champion S., Hollywood Oaks, Drexel H., Golden State Breeders H., Santa Maria S., Sequoia H., Cinema H., Vanity H., Vineland H., Top Flight H., Queen Isabella H.
I APPEALc., 1951 Sir Pennant -- Poesy x CHANCE SHOTBowie Kindergarten S.
IMPROMPTUc., 1952 PAVOT -- Crystal Maze x CHANCE SHOTWorld's Playground S., Warren Wright Memorial S., Fall Highweight H., Rumson H.
LAP FULLf., 1950 BULL LEA -- Armful x CHANCE SHOTDel Mar Debutante S., Santa Ynez S.
MASTER SHOTg., 1958 Jet Master -- Dieselshot x CHANCE SHOTFloral Fiesta H.
PEDIGREEc., 1946 Beau Pere -- Panoramic x CHANCE SHOTWesterner H., Cinema H., Golden Gate Derby, Oakland H.
(See 1952)
c., 1949 Goya II -- Stepladder x CHANCE SHOTTremont S., Belmont National Maiden Hurdle
RE-ARMEDbr.c., 1947 BULL LEA -- Armful x CHANCE SHOTGeorge Woolf Memorial S.
REAL SHORTg., 1941 BREVITY -- Soda x CHANCE SHOTMarathon H.
WALLFLOWERf., 1942 Sir Gallahad III -- Fair Dancer x CHANCE SHOTIllinois Owners' H. (twice)
WILCOCKch.c., 1959 STAR REWARD -- Queen o' Chance x CHANCE SHOTVandal S.

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