Triple Crown
of 1873
1872 1874
May 27, 1873 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:43 track slow$1,850 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSURVIVOR b.c.Vandal -- Millie J. x Lexington 11-to-1
2ndJOHN BOULGER ch.c.Revolver -- Mattie C. x Yorkshire (GB)11-to-1
3rdARTIST b.c.Asteroid (GB) -- Fairy x Knight of St. George (IRE)n/a
4th CATESBY b.c.Eclipse (GB) -- Katie x Two Bitts n/a (fav)
5th OAKLANDS b.c.Leamington (GB) -- Babta (GB) x Kingston (GB)n/a
6th PERIWINKLE ch.c.Kentucky -- Fleur de Champs (GB) x Newminster (GB)n/a
7th JOE JOHNSON b.c.Hunter's Lexington -- Betsey Hunter x Oliver n/a

MARGINS: 10 - 10 - 3


June 7, 1873 BELMONT STAKES1 5/8 miles
Time: 3:01 3/4 track heavy$5,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSPRINGBOK ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Hester x Lexington n/a
2ndCOUNT D'ORSAY ch.c.Kentucky -- Lady Blessington x Eclipse (GB)n/a
3rdSTRACHINO (GB) bk.c. Parmesan (GB) -- May Belle (GB) x Hetman Platoff (GB)n/a (fav)
4th WAVERLY b.c.Australian (GB) -- Cicily Jopson (GB) x Weatherbit (GB)n/a
5th THE ILL-USED (GB) b.c.Breadalbane (GB) -- Ellermire (GB) x Chanticleer (IRE)n/a (fav)
6th LONG BRANCH ch.c.Eclipse (GB) -- Mollie Jackson x Vandal n/a
7th FELLOWCRAFT ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Aerolite x Lexington n/a
8th STONEHENGE (GB) b.c.Blair Athol (GB) -- Coimbra (GB) x Kingston (GB)n/a
9th REVILER ch.c.Censor -- Jenny Rose x Glencoe (GB)n/a
10th GALWAY ch.c.Concord -- Maudina x Australian (GB)n/a

MARGINS: 4 - 6 - 1


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