Triple Crown
of 1896
1895 1897

May 6, 1896 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:07 3/4 track good$5,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBEN BRUSH b.c.Bramble -- Roseville x Reform 0.50 (fav)
2ndBEN EDER b.c.Fonso -- Workmate x Bulwark 2.00
3rdSEMPER EGO b.c.Logic -- La Sylphide x Fellowcraft 9.00
4th FIRST MATE ch.c.Fonso -- Shipmate x Spendthrift n/a
5th THE DRAGON br.c. St. George (GB) -- Bide-a-Wee x Bonnie Scotland (GB)n/a
5th THE PARSON b.c.Paramatta (GB) -- Sis Himyar x Alarm n/a
6th THE WINNER b.c.Favor -- Happy Sally II (GB) x Petrarch (GB) or Blantyre (GB)n/a
7th ULYSSES ch.c.Falsetto -- Faginia x Prince Charlie (GB)n/a

MARGINS: nose - 8 - 8
NOTE - horses were at the post for 20 minutes.


June 6, 1896 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/16 miles
Time: 1:51 track fast$1,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMARGRAVE ch.c.St. Blaise (GB) -- Lady Margaret x The Ill-Used (GB)1.25 (fav)
2ndHAMILTON II br.c. Iroquois -- Carlotta x Kingfisher 2.50
3rdINTERMISSION (GB) b.f. Galopin (GB) -- Vacation x Tom Ochiltree 5.00
4th CASSETTE br.f. Uncas -- Castalia x Mortemer (FR)12.00

MARGINS: 1 - 1 - n/a


June 2, 1896 BELMONT STAKES1 3/8 miles
Time: 2:24 1/2 track fast$3,025 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHASTINGS br.c. Spendthrift -- Cinderella (GB) x Blue Ruin (GB) or Tomahawk (GB)1.60
2ndHANDSPRING ch.c.Hanover -- My Favorite x Rayon d'Or (FR)n/a
3rdHAMILTON II br.c. Iroquois -- Carlotta x Kingfisher n/a
4th DEL PASO II br.c. Darebin (AUS) -- Bavaria x Spendthrift n/a

MARGINS: neck - 3 - n/a


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