Triple Crown
of 1889
1888 1890

May 9, 1889 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:34 1/2 (NWR) track fast$4,880 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSPOKANE ch.c.Hyder Ali -- Interpose x Intruder (GB)6.00
2ndPROCTOR KNOTT b.g. Luke Blackburn -- Tallapoosa x Great Tom (GB)0.50 (fav)
3rdONCE AGAIN b.c.Onandaga -- Black Maria x Bonnie Scotland (GB)3.00 (a)
4th HINDOOCRAFT b.c.Hindoo -- Lady Crafton x Fellowcraft 10.00
5th CASSIUS br.c. Longfellow -- Southern Belle x Uncle Vic 15.00
6th SPORTSMAN ch.c.Warwick -- Clipsa x Springbok 15.00
7th OUTBOUND ch.c.Blue Eyes -- Etna x King Alfonso 15.00
8th BOOTMAKER br.c. Onandaga -- Nellie Booker x Australian (GB)3.00 (a)

MARGINS: nose - 2 - 1
NOTE: Finishing time is a New World Record.


May 10, 1889 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:17 1/2 track fast$1,180 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBUDDHIST br.c. Hindoo -- Emma Hanley x Buckden (GB)0.14 (fav)
2ndJAPHET br.c. Dickens, Vassal, or Blythewood (GB) -- Oriole x Kingfisher n/a

MARGINS: 8


June 13, 1889 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:47 track heavy$4,960 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stERIC b.c.Duke of Magenta -- Second Hand x Stockwell (GB)1.40
2ndDIABLO b.c.Eolus -- Grace Darling x Jonesboro 0.80 (fav)
3rdZEPHYRUS b.g. The Ill-Used (GB) -- Favonia (GB) x Favonius (GB)5.00

MARGINS: head - 2


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