Triple Crown
of 1919
1918 1920

May 10, 1919 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:09 4/5 track heavy$20,825 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSIR BARTON ch.c.Star Shoot (GB) -- Lady Sterling x Hanover 2.60 (b)
2ndBILLY KELLY b.g. Dick Welles -- Glena x Free Knight 2.60 (b)
3rdUNDER FIRE (GB) b.c.Swynford (GB) -- Startling (IRE) x Laveno (GB)19.15
4th VULCANITE b.c.Vulcain (FR) -- Single Shot x Star Shoot (GB)70.00
5th SENNINGS PARK ch.c.Jim Gaffney -- Irish Queen x Bearcatcher 14.10 (f)
6th BE FRANK b.c.Sir John Johnson -- Frankness x Miller 27.45
7th SAILOR ch.g. All Gold (GB) -- Boisterous x Hamburg 2.10 (fav) (a)
8th ST. BERNARD ch.c.Ivan The Terrible -- Beatrice K. x Handsel 14.10 (f)
9th REGALO b.f. Sweep -- Lady Strathmore x Strathmore 6.05
10th ETERNAL br.c. Sweep -- Hazel Burke x Sempronius (GB)2.10 (fav) (a)
11th FROGTOWN br.g. Magneto -- Beth Miller x Miller 22.45
12th VINDEX b.c.St. Victrix (GB) -- Bellefontaine x Watercress (GB)8.15

MARGINS: 5 - 1 - 1


May 14, 1919 PREAKNESS STAKES1 1/8 miles
Time: 1:53 track fast$24,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSIR BARTON ch.c.Star Shoot (GB) -- Lady Sterling x Hanover 1.40 (fav) (a)
2ndETERNAL br.c. Sweep -- Hazel Burke x Sempronius (GB)9.20
3rdSWEEP ON b.c.Sweep -- Yodler x Meddler (GB)15.55 (b)
4th KING PLAUDIT br.c. Plaudit -- Wild Thistle x Knight of the Thistle (GB)53.25
5th OVER THERE (IRE) b.c.Spearmint (GB) -- Summer Girl (GB) x Sundridge (GB)15.55 (b)
6th ROUTLEDGE ch.c.Toddington (GB) -- Understudy x Star Ruby (GB)70.80
7th VULCANITE b.c.Vulcain (FR) -- Single Shot x Star Shoot (GB)39.45
8th MILKMAID b.f. Peep o' Day (GB) -- Nell Olin x Wagner (GB)1.40 (fav) (a)
9th DRUMMOND b.c.Ogden (GB) -- Quebec (GB) x St. Jude (GB)145.00
10th YURUCARI b.c.Rockton -- Kennyeto x Clifford 125.40
11th DUNBOYNE ch.c.Celt -- Workmaid x Fatherless (GB)4.20
12th VINDEX b.c.St. Victrix (GB) -- Bellefontaine x Watercress (GB)3.65

MARGINS: 4 - 3 - 2


June 11, 1919 BELMONT STAKES1 3/8 miles
Time: 2:17 2/5 (NAR) track fast$11,950 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSIR BARTON ch.c.Star Shoot (GB) -- Lady Sterling x Hanover 0.35 (fav)
2ndSWEEP ON b.c.Sweep -- Yodler x Meddler (GB)2.40 (a)
3rdNATURAL BRIDGE b.c.Bridge of Allan (GB) -- Isette (GB) x Isinglass (GB)2.40 (a)

MARGINS: 5 - 8
NOTE: Finishing time is a New American Record.


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