Triple Crown
of 1881
1880 1882

May 17, 1881 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:40 track fast$4,410 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHINDOO b.c.Virgil -- Florence x Lexington 1-to-3 (fav)
2ndLELEX b.g. Lelaps -- War Reel x War Dance n/a
3rdALFAMBRA b.c.King Alfonso -- Luileme x Lexington n/a
4th SLIGO ch.c.Tom Bowling -- Petty x Tipperary n/a
5th GETAWAY b.c.Enquirer -- Colossa x Colossus n/a
6th CALYCANTHUS b.c.Tom Bowling -- Oleander x Tipperary n/a

MARGINS: 4 - neck - half


May 27, 1881 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:40 1/2 track good$2,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSAUNTERER ch.c.Leamington (GB) -- Lemonade x Lexington 3-to-2 (fav)
2ndCOMPENSATION b.g. Catesby -- Australia x Australian (GB)n/a
3rdBALTIC b.c.Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Ermengarde x Lightning n/a
4th JACK OF HEARTS b.c.The Ill-Used (GB) -- Nellie James (GB) x Dollar (FR)n/a
5th CATOCTIN b.c.Vauxhall -- Maudina x Australian (GB)n/a
6th AELLA ch.f. Glenelg -- La Henderson x Lexington n/a

MARGINS: 2 - n/a - n/a


June 7, 1881 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:47 track heavy$3,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSAUNTERER ch.c.Leamington (GB) -- Lemonade x Lexington 2.50 (fav)
2ndEOLE b.c.Eolus -- War Song x War Dance 4.00
3rdBALTIC b.c.Bonnie Scotland (GB) -- Ermengarde x Lightning 4.00
4th PRIAM b.c.Prophet -- Regardless x Eclipse (GB)4.00
5th THE FORAGER b.c.Kingfisher -- Felucca (GB) x Buccaneer (GB)9.00
6th BLAZES br.c. Leamington (GB) -- Lady Motley x Lexington 4.00

MARGINS: neck - head - head


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