Triple Crown
of 1908
1907 1909

May 5, 1908 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:15 1/5 track heavy$5,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSTONE STREET b.g. Longstreet -- Stone Nellie x Stonehenge (GB)23.72
2ndSIR CLEGES b.g. Falsetto -- Florika x Florist (GB)1.74 (fav)
3rdDUNVEGAN b.c.St. Simonian II (GB) -- Thistlefinch (GB) x Highland Chief (GB)7.37 (a)
4th SYNCHRONIZED br.g. The Elector -- Our Jessie x Aintree (GB)68.92
5th BANBRIDGE br.c. Bannockburn -- Park Ridge x Fonso 3.24
6th MILFORD b.c.Falsetto -- Florite x Florist (GB)3.64
7th BILL HERRON br.c. Ruskin II (GB) -- Ganges II x Hindoo 7.37 (a)
8th FRANK BIRD ch.c.Gotham -- Messalia x Blazes 22.43

MARGINS: 3 - head - head


June 2, 1908 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/16 miles
Time: 1:46 2/5 track fast$2,455 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stROYAL TOURIST b.c.Sandringham (GB) -- Leisure x Meddler (GB)2.00 (fav)
2ndLIVE WIRE b.c.Handsel -- Mother Bunch x Himyar 2.50
3rdROBERT COOPER b.g. Pessara -- Montgomery Cooper x Duke of Kent 12.00
4th CREATION b.c.Altamax -- Recreation x Morello 60.00

MARGINS: 4 - 6 - 10


May 30, 1908 BELMONT STAKES1 3/8 miles
Time: n/a track sloppy$22,765 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCOLIN br.c. Commando -- Pastorella (GB) x Springfield (GB)0.50 (fav)
2ndFAIR PLAY ch.c.Hastings -- Fairy Gold (GB) x Bend Or (GB)4.50
3rdKING JAMES b.c.Plaudit -- Unsightly x Pursebearer (GB)3.50
4th ROBERT COOPER b.g. Pessara -- Montgomery Cooper x Duke of Kent 30.00

MARGINS: head - 15 - 10


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