Triple Crown
of 1917
1916 1918

May 12, 1917 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:04 3/5 track fast$16,600 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stOMAR KHAYYAM (GB) ch.c.Marco (GB) -- Lisma (GB) x Persimmon (GB)12.80
2ndTICKET b.g. Ballot -- Princess Orna x Ornament 1.45 (fav)
3rdMIDWAY ch.c.Ballot -- Thirdy-Third x Sir Dixon 14.65
4th RICKETY ch.c.Broomstick -- Queen of Hearts x Hamburg 4.55
5th WAR STAR (GB) br.c. Sunstar (GB) -- Verne (GB) x Bill of Portland (GB)8.65 (a)
6th MANISTER TOI (GB) b.c.Santoi (GB) -- Heriot (GB) x Wildfowler (IRE)15.45
7th SKEPTIC b.c.Sain (GB) -- Inspiration (GB) x Ayrshire (GB)16.45 (f)
8th GUY FORTUNE ch.c.Transvaal -- Cerina x Meddler (GB)16.45 (f)
9th STAR MASTER ch.c.Star Shoot (GB) -- The Lady in Blue x Himyar 8.65 (a)
10th STARGAZER b.c.Star Shoot (GB) -- Busy Maid x Meddler (GB)8.65 (a)
11th CUDGEL b.c.Broomstick -- Eugenia Burch x Ben Strome (GB)23.00
12th GREEN JONES b.c.Handsel -- Floreal x Alloway (GB)16.45 (f)
13th TOP O' THE WAVE ch.c.Ballot -- Spindrift x Requital 16.45 (f)
14th BERLIN b.c.Jim Gaffney -- Autolee x Lettoon 16.20
15th ACABADO gr.g. Superman -- Elegance x Orme (GB)75.45

MARGINS: 2 - 1 1/2 - 4


May 12, 1917 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/8 miles
Time: 1:54 2/5 track fast$4,800 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stKALITAN b.c.Rey Hindoo -- Dally x Giganteum (GB)9.60
2ndAL M. DICK br.c. Dick Finnell -- Martha Palmer x Sempronius (GB)7.00
3rdKENTUCKY BOY ch.g. Toddington (GB) -- My Fair Kentucky x Ingoldsby (GB)24.90
4th FRUIT CAKE b.f. Dick Welles -- Parisienne x Watercress (GB)4.30 (fav)
5th PIRAEUS ch.g. Cyclades (GB) -- Elizabeth B. x Pirate of Penzance (GB)26.00
6th CADILLAC ch.c.Toddington (GB) -- Winnie G. x Handsel 20.90 (f)
7th NEBRASKA b.c.Ballot -- Star of the West x Montana 6.30
8th NASHVILLE br.c. Cyclades (GB) -- My Bessie x The Commoner 5.75
9th TUMBLER ch.g. All Gold (GB) -- Flip Flap x Handspring 4.95
10th CHERRY RIPE ch.g. Hamburg -- Cerise x Voter (GB)20.90 (f)
11th JOCK SCOT b.c.Ogden (GB) -- Frankie x Kingston (GB)20.90 (f)
12th HYANNIS b.g. Dalhousie -- Tasley x Sempronius (GB)11.30
13th THE BELGIAN II ch.g. Rabelais (GB) -- Suffragette IV x Voter (GB)6.30
14th FOX TROT ch.f. Star Shoot (GB) -- Passan x Hamburg 20.90 (f)

MARGINS: 2 - nose - 1
AL M. DICK was latter renamed to LIBERTY LOAN.


June 16, 1917 BELMONT STAKES1 3/8 miles
Time: 2:17 4/5 (NTR) track good$5,800 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHOURLESS (FR) br.c. Negofol (FR) -- Hour Glass x Rock Sand (GB)0.25 (fav)
2ndSKEPTIC b.c.Sain (GB) -- Inspiration (GB) x Ayrshire (GB)3.20
3rdWONDERFUL (GB) ch.g. Aquascutum (GB) -- Adalia (GB) x Gallinule (GB)1.00

MARGINS: 10 - 25
NOTE - Time is a New Track Record.


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