Triple Crown
of 1898
1897 1899

May 4, 1898 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:09 track slow$5,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPLAUDIT br.c. Himyar -- Cinderella (GB) x Blue Ruin (GB) or Tomahawk (GB)3.00
2ndLIEBER KARL ch.c.Forester -- Daisy Woodruff x Bramble 0.33 (fav)
3rdISABEY ch.c.Strathmore -- Belle of the Highlands x Bonnie Scotland (GB)12.00
4th HAN D'OR ch.c.Hanover -- Fleur d'Or x Rayon d'Or (FR)25.00

MARGINS: nose - 20 - n/a


June 11, 1898 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/16 miles
Time: 1:49 3/4 track good$1,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSLY FOX ch.c.Silver Fox -- Asteria x Kantaka (GB)2.40
2ndTHE HUGUENOT ch.c.Knight of Ellerslie -- Moss Rose x The Ill-Used (GB)1.42 (fav)
3rdNUTO ch.c.Masetto (GB) -- Ann McCoy x Siddartha (GB)30.00
4th LYDIAN ch.g. Linden -- Merci x Woodlands (GB)6.00

MARGINS: 2 - 3 - 10


May 26, 1898 BELMONT STAKES1 3/8 miles
Time: 2:32 track heavy$7,810 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBOWLING BROOK b.c.Ayrshire (GB) -- Vacation x Tom Ochiltree 3.25
2ndPREVIOUS b.c.Meddler (GB) -- Sunnyside x Mortemer (FR)2.00
3rdHAMBURG br.c. Hanover -- Lady Reel x Fellowcraft 1.00 (fav)
4th GALA DAY ch.c.Rayon d'Or (FR) -- Glory x The Ill-Used (GB)75.00

MARGINS: 6 - 3 - 40


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