Triple Crown
of 1877
1876 1878

May 22, 1877 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:38 track fast$3,300 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBADEN-BADEN ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Lavender x Wagnern/a (fav)
2ndLEONARD b.c.Longfellow -- Colleen Bawn x Endorser n/a
3rdKING WILLIAM ch.c.Foster -- Rosabelle x Albion (GB)n/a
4th VERA CRUZ b.c.Virgil -- Regan x Lexington n/a
5th ODD FELLOW b.c.Longfellow -- Magnolia x Daniel Boone n/a
6th McWHIRTER ch.c.Enquirer -- Ontario x Bonnie Scotland (GB)n/a
7th MALVERN b.c.Melbourne Jr. -- Magnetta x Mahomet n/a
8th EARLY LIGHT b.f. Longfellow -- Fanny Wells x Sovereign (GB)n/a
9th DAN K. b.c.Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Jennie June x Australian (GB)n/a
10th LISBON b.c.Phaeton (GB) -- Lady Love (GB) x Stockwell (GB) or Caterer (GB)n/a
11th HEADLIGHT b.c.Bayonet -- Olivia x Oliver n/a

MARGINS: 2 - 1 - 1


May 24, 1877 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:45 1/2 track slow$1,650 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCLOVERBROOK ch.c.Vauxhall -- Maudina x Australian (GB)5-to-1
2ndBOMBAST b.c.Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Benecia x Jack Malone n/a (fav)
3rdLUCIFER br.c. Leamington (GB) -- Lady Motley x Lexington n/a
4th THE STRANGER b.c.Asteroid (GB) -- Coral x Vandal n/a

MARGINS: 4 - 4 - 25


June 6, 1877 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:46 track heavy$5,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCLOVERBROOK ch.c.Vauxhall -- Maudina x Australian (GB)5-to-1
2ndLOITERER ch.c.Leamington (GB) -- Lemonade x Lexington 10-to-1
3rdBADEN-BADEN ch.c.Australian (GB) -- Lavender x Wagner3-to-1
4th BOMBAST b.c.Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Benecia x Jack Malone 3-to-1
5th HIGGINS b.c.Pat Malloy -- Yellow Bird x Yorkshire (GB)8-to-1
5th W.I. HIGGINS b.c.Pat Malloy -- Yellow Bird x Yorkshire (GB)10-to-1
6th CARDINAL WOLSEY ch.c.Hampton Court (GB) -- Echo x Lexington 12-to-1
7th MAJOR BARKER b.c.Asteroid (GB) -- Schottische x Albion (GB)10-to-1
8th RIFLE ch.c.Asteroid (GB) -- Target (GB) x Rifleman (GB)2-to-1
9th BAZIL b.g. Melbourne Jr. -- Nellie Grey x Lexington 18-to-1
10th CORVATES ch.c.Asteroid (GB) -- Edina x Knight of St. George (IRE)18-to-1
11th BUSHWHACKER b.g. Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Anna Bush x Lexington 12-to-1
12th MAGNUM BONUM ch.c.Leamington (GB) -- Maggie B.B. x Australian (GB)18-to-1
13th FREDERICK THE GREAT b.c.Lexington -- Mildred x Glencoe (GB)10-to-1

MARGINS: 1 - 1/2 - neck
NOTE - Baden-Baden finished 2nd by a half length, but was disqualified to 3rd place, which upset the fans greatly.


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