Triple Crown
of 1928
1927 1929

May 19, 1928 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:10 2/5 track heavy$55,375 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stREIGH COUNT ch.c.Sun Reigh -- Contessina x Count Schomberg (GB)2.06 (a) (fav)
2ndMISSTEP ch.c.Upset -- St. Theresa x Marathon 10.20
3rdTORO b.c.The Porter -- Brocatelle x Radium 4.75
4th JACK HIGGINS b.c.Sweep -- Pliant x The Commoner 4.42 (f)
5th REIGH OLGA b.c.Sun Reigh -- Olga Virginia x Celt 2.06 (a) (fav)
6th LAWLEY b.c.Sir Martin -- Margaret Lawrence x Vulcain (FR)4.42 (f)
7th DON Q. b.c.Spanish Prince II (GB) -- Melila x Friar Rock 4.42 (f)
8th BOBASHELA b.c.Ormondale -- Trappoid x Trap Rock 12.08 (b)
9th BLACKWOOD bk.c. Black Toney -- Rosewood x Magneto 4.42 (f)
10th MARTIE FLYNN b.c.Sweep On -- Rosa Lee x Granite 14.18
11th SUN BEAU b.c.Sun Briar -- Beautiful Lady x Fair Play 38.42
12th BAR NONE bk.c. Eternal -- Venice x Marcovil 4.42 (f)
13th DISTRACTION br.c. Chicle -- Balancoire II x Meddler (GB)11.51
14th PETEE-WRACK b.c.Wrack (GB) -- Marguerite x Celt 4.42 (f)
15th TYPHOON b.c.Thunderstorm (GB) -- Brynwood x Bryn Mawr 41.21
16th REPLEVIN br.c. Brown Prince II -- Tanais x De Viris 4.42 (f)
17th CARTAGO ch.c.Atwell -- Polly H. x Heno 4.42 (f)
18th BONIVAN b.c.Boniface -- Lady Ivan x Ivan The Terrible 4.42 (f)
19th CHARMARTEN bk.c. Marten -- Charley's Sister x Charles O'Malley 4.42 (f)
20th VITO b.c.Negofol (FR) -- Forever x Ballot 39.04 (c)
21st SORTIE b.c.On Watch -- Kippy x Broomstick 39.04 (c)
22nd STROLLING PLAYER (GB) ch.c.Grand Parade -- Comedienne (GB) x Bachelor's Double (GB)12.08 (b)

MARGINS: 3 - 2 - 4


May 11, 1928 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 2:00 1/5 track good$60,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stVICTORIAN b.c.Whisk Broom II -- Prudery x Peter Pan 9.35
2ndTORO b.c.The Porter -- Brocatelle x Radium 21.70
3rdSOLACE ch.c.Trojan -- Bellsolar x Solar Star 37.25
4th STROLLING PLAYER (GB) ch.c.Grand Parade -- Comedienne (GB) x Bachelor's Double (GB)4.55 (a)
5th SUN BEAU b.c.Sun Briar -- Beautiful Lady x Fair Play 17.85
6th PENALO b.c.Peter Pan -- Regalo x Sweep 15.55 (b)
7th TYPHOON b.c.Thunderstorm (GB) -- Brynwood x Bryn Mawr 21.30
8th BATEAU b.f. Man o' War -- Escuina x Ecouen 25.35
9th DISTRACTION br.c. Chicle -- Balancoire II x Meddler (GB)11.35
10th DON Q. b.c.Spanish Prince II (GB) -- Melila x Friar Rock 61.35
11th NASSAK ch.c.John P. Grier -- Ethel D. x Box 2.35 (fav)
12th SORTIE b.c.On Watch -- Kippy x Broomstick 15.55 (b)
13th BOBASHELA b.c.Ormondale -- Trappoid x Trap Rock 4.55 (a)
14th FRIAR'S HOPE b.g. Friar Rock -- Princess Mary x Hessian 143.95
15th KNAPSACK b.c.Royal Canopy -- Haversack x Martinet (GB)4.55 (a)
16th OH SAY br.c. Dis Donc -- Rowes Bud x Broomstick 92.65
17th PETEE-WRACK b.c.Wrack (GB) -- Marguerite x Celt 18.65
18th BROOMS br.c. Broomstick -- Sis Martin x Sir Martin 18.85

MARGINS: nose - 2 1/2 - 3


June 9, 1928 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:33 1/5 track fast$63,430 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stVITO b.c.Negofol (FR) -- Forever x Ballot 10.00
2ndGENIE ch.c.Man o' War -- Fairy Wand x Star Shoot (GB)6.00
3rdDIAVOLO ch.c.Whisk Broom II -- Vexatious x Peter Pan 25.00
4th BROOM WHISK ch.c.Whisk Broom II -- Sky Blue x All Gold (GB)200.00
5th VICTORIAN b.c.Whisk Broom II -- Prudery x Peter Pan 0.45 (fav)
6th SUN BEAU b.c.Sun Briar -- Beautiful Lady x Fair Play 10.00

MARGINS: 3 - 3 - head


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