Triple Crown
of 1890
1889 1891

May 14, 1890 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:45 track heavy$5,460 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stRILEY b.c.Longfellow -- Geneva x War Dance 4.00
2ndBILL LETCHER b.c.Longfellow -- Ida Lewis x Brigadier (FR)5.00
3rdROBESPIERRE br.c. Jils Johnson -- Agnes x Gilroy 1.00 (fav)
4th PALISADE b.c.Powhattan III -- Indemnity x Tipperary 8.00
5th OUTLOOK b.c.Onandaga -- Suelight x Bonnie Scotland (GB)10.00
6th PRINCE FONSO b.c.Prince Charlie (GB) -- May Wilson x King Alfonso 5.00

MARGINS: 1 3/4 - 2 - 1
RILEY was formerly named SHORTFELLOW.


June 10, 1890 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:36 3/4 track fast$1,215 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMONTAGUE ch.c.Mortemer (FR) -- Evadne x Lexington 1.25 (fav)
2ndPHILOSOPHY b.c.Longfellow -- Little Sis x Frogtown 2.00
3rdBARRISTER ch.c.Bramble -- Miss Harding x Great Tom (GB)6.00
4th TEN BOOKER b.g. Ten Broeck -- Nellie Booker x Australian (GB)25.00

MARGINS: 3 - 6 - n/a
NOTE: Ran as the PREAKNESS HANDICAP


June 10, 1890 BELMONT STAKES1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:07 3/4 track fast$8,620 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBURLINGTON bk.c. Powhattan III -- Invercauld x St. Albans (GB)7.00
2ndDEVOTEE b.c.Alarm -- Sister of Mercy x War Dance 6.00
3rdPADISHAH ch.c.St. Blaise (GB) -- Sultana x Lexington 4.00 (fav)
4th CHAOS b.c.Rayon d'Or (FR) -- Lilly R. x Glenelg 6.00
5th TOURNAMENT b.c.Sir Modred (NZ) -- Plaything x Alarm 5.00
6th KING THOMAS b.c.King Ban (GB) -- Maud Hampton x Hunter's Lexington 8.00
7th KING'S OWN ch.c.Hopeful (GB) -- Queen's Own x Australian (GB)40.00
8th JERSEY PAT ch.c.Pat Malloy -- Jersey Lass x King Ernest (GB)10.00
9th TORSO ch.c.Algerine -- Santa Lucia (GB) x Lord Lyon (GB)6.00

MARGINS: 1 - 1 - n/a


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