Triple Crown
of 1874
1873 1875
May 26, 1874 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:56 1/2 track muddy$1,950 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCULPEPPER b.c.Revolver -- Gentle Annie x Ringgold 8-to-1
2ndKING AMADEUS (GB) ch.c.King of Trumps (GB) -- Amethyst (GB) x Touchstone(GB)n/a (fav)
3rdSCRATCH b.c.Kentucky -- Fluke (GB) x Wormsley (GB)n/a (fav)
4th HUCKLEBERRY b.c.Hurrah (GB) -- Lady Pickaway x Pickaway n/a
5th SAXON (GB) br.c. Beadsman (GB) -- Girasol (GB) x Asteroid (GB)n/a
DNF FLOWER GIRL ch.f. Australian (GB) -- Neutrality x Revenue n/a

MARGINS: 3/4 - 10 - n/a
Note - Flower Girl bolted, threw rider at the post, ran off, jumped fence, raced across the infield and fell into a gravel pit which had filled with water. She was safely pulled out, but understandably withdrawn from the race.

June 13, 1874 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:39 1/2 track fast$4,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSAXON (GB) br.c. Beadsman (GB) -- Girasol (GB) x Asteroid (GB)12-to-1
2ndGRINSTEAD b.c.Gilroy -- Sister to Ruric x Sovereign (GB)n/a
3rdAARON PENNINGTON b.c.Tipperary -- Lucy Fowler x Albion (GB)n/a (fav)
3rdELKHORN ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Elkhorna x Lexington n/a
4th BRIGAND b.c.Planet -- Britannia IV (GB) x Flying Dutchman (GB)n/a
5th STEEL EYES gr.c. Planet -- Eagless x Glencoe (GB)n/a
6th COURT HAMPTON b.c.Hampton Court (GB) -- Echo x Lexington n/a
7th REFORM br.c. Leamington (GB) -- Stolen Kisses (GB) x Knight of Kars (GB)n/a
9th RUTHERFORD ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Aerolite x Lexington n/a

MARGINS: neck - 1 - 1/2

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