Triple Crown
of 1887
1886 1888

May 11, 1887 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:39 1/4 track fast$4,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMONTROSE b.c.Duke of Montrose -- Patti x Billet (GB)10.00
2ndJIM GORE b.c.Hindoo -- Katie (2) x Phaeton (GB)3.00
3rdJACOBIN b.g. Jils Johnson -- Agnes x Gilroy 6.00
4th BANBURG b.g. King Ban (GB) -- Rosaline x Commodore 1.40 (fav)
5th CLARION ch.g. Whisper -- Claretta x Pat Malloy 10.00
6th BAN YAN ch.c.King Ban (GB) -- Hira x Lexington 5.00
7th PENDENNIS br.c. Virgil -- Persia x Planet 4.00

MARGINS: 2 - 1 - 2


May 13, 1887 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:39 1/2 track fast$1,725 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stDUNBOYNE b.c.Uncas -- Frey (GB) x Dundee (GB)4.00
2ndMAHONEY ch.c.King Alfonso -- Britomarte x Asteroid (GB)n/a
3rdRAYMOND br.c. Sensation -- Bonella x Bonnie Scotland (GB)0.35 (fav)
4th PAYMASTER ch.g. Plenipo -- Nina Turner x Hiawatha n/a

MARGINS: 1 - 10 - 20


June 9, 1887 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:43 1/4 track heavy$2,900 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHANOVER ch.c.Hindoo -- Bourbon Belle x Bonnie Scotland (GB)0.05 (fav)
2ndONEKO b.c.Uncas -- Favordale (GB) x The Palmer (GB)15.00

MARGINS: 15 (other estimates range from 25 - 32 lengths)


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