Triple Crown
of 1939
1938 1940

May 6, 1939 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:03 2/5 track fast$46,350 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stJOHNSTOWN b.c.Jamestown -- La France x Sir Gallahad III 0.60
2ndCHALLEDON br.c. Challenger II -- Laura Gal x Sir Gallahad III 6.60
3rdHEATHER BROOM ch.c.The Porter -- Janet Blair x Sir Martin 12.00
4th VISCOUNTY b.c.The Porter -- Trap Star x Trap Rock 52.20
5th TECHNICIAN b.c.Insco -- Glister x Sir Martin 5.80
6th EL CHICO ch.c.John P. Grier -- La Chica x Sweep 8.20
7th T.M. DORSETT b.c.Cohort -- Michigan Girl x Rire Aux Larmes 64.90
DNF ON LOCATION b.c.Teddy -- Cinema x Sweep 97.70

MARGINS: 8 - 1 - 1/2
NOTES: ON LOCATION was eased and pulled up.


May 13, 1939 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:59 4/5 track muddy$53,710 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCHALLEDON br.c. Challenger II -- Laura Gal x Sir Gallahad III 6.20
2ndGILDED KNIGHT b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Gold Brick x Broomstick 0.45 (a)
3rdVOLITANT b.c.Display -- Flighty Anna x Flight of Time 11.85
4th IMPOUND b.c.Sun Beau -- Embargo Arts x Embargo 12.55
5th JOHNSTOWN b.c.Jamestown -- La France x Sir Gallahad III 0.45 (a)
6th CIENCIA br.f. Cohort -- Science x Star Master 7.05

MARGINS: 1 1/4 - 3 - 3


June 3, 1939 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 3/5 track fast$37,020 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stJOHNSTOWN b.c.Jamestown -- La France x Sir Gallahad III 0.13 (a)
2ndBELAY br.g. Display -- Scuttle x Whiskaway 40.00
3rdGILDED KNIGHT b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Gold Brick x Broomstick 0.13 (a)
4th HEATHER BROOM ch.c.The Porter -- Janet Blair x Sir Martin 12.00
5th HASH b.c.Questionnaire -- Delicacy x Chicle 20.00
6th KNICKERBOCKER ch.c.Teddy -- Warrior Lass x Man o' War 20.00

MARGINS: 5 - 1 1/2 - 1 1/2


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