Triple Crown
of 1891
1890 1892

May 13, 1891 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:52 1/4 track good$4,550 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stKINGMAN b.c.Glengarry (GB) -- Patricia x Vauxhall 0.50 (fav)
2ndBALGOWAN b.c.Strathmore -- Trinkitat x Thunderstorm (GB)3.00
3rdHIGH TARIFF b.c.Longfellow -- Christine x Australian (GB)15.00
4th HART WALLACE b.c.Longfellow -- Stephanie x Powhattan III3.50

MARGINS: 1/2 - 1 - 1/2
NOTE - All four jockeys had received orders to allow someone else to take the lead, thus all four held their horses and dared each other to set the pace. This resulted in a slow finishing time. Because of this, the 1891 renewal of the race has been dubbed The Walking Derby or The Funeral Procession .


June 10, 1891 BELMONT STAKES1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:08 3/4 track fast$5,120 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stFOXFORD b.c.Stratford -- Foxglove x Lever 8.00
2ndMONTANA b.c.Ban Fox -- Queen (GB) x Scottish Chief (GB)0.80 (fav)
3rdLAURESTAN b.c.Kingfisher -- Laurette x Alarm 6.00
4th HOODLUM ch.c.Joe Daniels -- Miss Clay x Hindoo 30.00
5th BERMUDA b.c.Bersan -- Fair Lady x Glenelg 10.00
6th BOLERO ch.c.Rayon d'Or (FR) -- All Hands Around x War Dance 12.00

MARGINS: neck - 6 - n/a


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