Triple Crown
of 1937
1936 1938

May 8, 1937 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:03 1/5 track fast$52,050 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stWAR ADMIRAL b.c.Man o' War -- Brush Up x Sweep 1.60
2ndPOMPOON b.c.Pompey -- Oonagh x Friar Rock 8.00
3rdREAPING REWARD br.c. Sickle -- Dustwhirl x Sweep 4.60 (a)
4th MELODIST gr.g. Royal Minstrel -- Vexing x Broomstick 15.10
5th SCENESHIFTER bk.c. Sickle -- Stagecraft x Fair Play 11.20 (b)
6th HEELFLY b.c.Royal Ford -- Canfli x Campfire 16.20
7th DELLOR br.c. Rolled Stocking -- Gossip Avenue x Bulse 13.70
8th BURNING STAR ch.c.Burning Blaze -- Owena x The Porter 9.30 (f)
9th COURT SCANDAL gr.c. Royal Minstrel -- The Colonel's Lady x Star Shoot (GB)9.30 (f)
10th CLODION b.g. Pharamond II -- Alice Gass x Peter Quince 9.30 (f)
11th FAIRY HILL ch.g. Messenger -- Star Fairy x The Satrap 44.60
12th MERRY MAKER b.g. Cynic -- Isabella x Spanish Prince II (GB)9.30 (f)
13th NO SIR b.g. Sortie -- Fib x Westy Hogan 9.30 (f)
14th GREY GOLD ch.c.Sir Greysteel -- Crock o' Gold x Friar Rock 9.30 (f)
15th MILITARY b.c.St. Germans -- Killashandra x Ambassador IV 4.60 (a)
16th SUNSET TRAIL II (GB) ch.c.Silverstead (GB) -- Sundergain (GB) x Gainsborough (GB)9.30 (f)
17th FENCING ch.g. Chance Shot -- Psyche x John P. Grier 11.20 (b)
18th BERNARD F. b.g. Sungod II -- Miss Lillian x Lucky Hour 9.30 (f)
19th SIR DAMION b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Ommiad x Omar Khayyam 9.30 (f)
20th BILLIONAIRE br.c. Black Toney -- Forteresse x Sardanapale 16.50

MARGINS: 1 3/4 - 8 - 3


May 15, 1937 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:58 2/5 track good$45,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stWAR ADMIRAL b.c.Man o' War -- Brush Up x Sweep 0.35
2ndPOMPOON b.c.Pompey -- Oonagh x Friar Rock 4.80
3rdFLYING SCOT ch.c.The Porter -- Caledonia x Craigangower 38.30
4th MOSAWTRE b.c.On Watch -- Kippy x Broomstick 49.95
5th OVER THE TOP ch.c.Man o' War -- Cresta x Whisk Broom II 58.95
6th MATEY ch.c.Man o' War -- Tavy x St. Germans 13.95
7th MERRY MAKER b.g. Cynic -- Isabella x Spanish Prince II (GB)26.35
8th JEWELL DORSETT b.f. Cohort -- Michigan Girl x Rire Aux Larmes 119.35

MARGINS: head - 8 - 2


June 5, 1937 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 3/5 track fast$28,020 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stWAR ADMIRAL b.c.Man o' War -- Brush Up x Sweep 0.90
2ndSCENESHIFTER bk.c. Sickle -- Stagecraft x Fair Play 8.00
3rdVAMOOSE b.c.Blue Larkspur -- Eastern Lady x Spearmint (GB)60.00
4th BROOKLYN b.c.Blue Larkspur -- Knockaney Bridge x Bridge of Earn 6.00
5th FLYING SCOT ch.c.The Porter -- Caledonia x Craigangower 12.00
6th POMPOON b.c.Pompey -- Oonagh x Friar Rock 3.50
7th MELODIST gr.g. Royal Minstrel -- Vexing x Broomstick 30.00

MARGINS: 3 - 10 - 2


Return to Main Index.

Hopes and History - All the Runners of the American Triple Crown
by Kathleen Irwin and Joy Reeves

The Triple Crown database proudly supported by
Team Valor International