Triple Crown
of 1886
1885 1887

May 14, 1886 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:36 1/2 track fast$4,890 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBEN ALI br.c. Virgil -- Ulrica x Lexington 1.72 (fav)
2ndBLUE WING b.c.Billet (GB) -- Mundane x Lexington n/a
3rdFREE KNIGHT b.c.Ten Broeck -- Belle Knight x Knighthood n/a
4th LIJERO b.c.Rutherford -- Jennie D. x Glenelg n/a
5th JIM GRAY b.c.Ten Broeck -- Alice Gray x Enquirer n/a
6th GRIMALDI b.c.Lisbon -- Nora x Sovereign (GB)n/a
7th SIR JOSEPH ch.c.Glenelg -- Susie Linwood x Judge Leonard n/a
8th HARRODSBURG ch.c.Fellowcraft -- Bonnie May x Bonnie Scotland (GB)n/a
9th LAFITTE br.c. Longfellow -- Sue Wynne x Vandal n/a
10th MASTERPIECE b.c.Blue Mantle (GB) -- Phoebe Mayflower x Phaeton (GB)n/a

MARGINS: 1/2 - 2 - 1


May 21, 1886 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:45 track good$2,100 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stTHE BARD b.c.Longfellow -- Bradamante x War Dance 4.00
2ndEURUS b.c.Eolus -- Majestic x Lexington 0.60 (fav) (a)
3rdELKWOOD ch.c.Eolus -- Minnie Andrews x Victory 50.00
4th EOLIAN br.c. Eolus -- Calash x Phaeton (GB)0.60 (fav) (a)
5th ROCK AND RYE ch.c.Virgilian -- Tecalco x Glen Athol (GB)8.00

MARGINS: 3 - 10 - n/a


June 5, 1886 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:41 track fast$2,720 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stINSPECTOR B. b.c.Enquirer -- Colossa x Colossus 1.00
2ndTHE BARD b.c.Longfellow -- Bradamante x War Dance 1.20
3rdLINDEN b.c.Longfellow -- Linda Lewis x Oliver 8.00
4th BUFFALO b.c.Billet (GB) -- Belle Palmer x Bonnie Scotland (GB)12.00
5th SAXONY br.c. Saxon (GB) -- Enquiress x Enquirer 8.00

MARGINS: 1 - 2 - n/a


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