Triple Crown
of 1940
1939 1941

May 4, 1940 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:05 track fast$60,150 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stGALLAHADION b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Countess Time x Reigh Count 35.20
2ndBIMELECH b.c.Black Toney -- La Troienne x Teddy 0.40
3rdDIT b.g. Transmute -- Ingrid x Crimper 6.70
4th MIOLAND b.c.Mio D'Arezzo -- Iolanda x Vespasian 6.40
5th SIROCCO b.g. Sweep All -- Miss Toro x Toro 42.70
6th ROMAN b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Buckup (GB) x Buchan (GB)24.20
7th ROYAL MAN b.c.Man o' Night -- Royal Purple x The Finn 61.20
8th PICTOR b.c.Challenger II -- Lady Legend x Dark Legend 18.00

MARGINS: 1 1/2 - nose - 1


May 11, 1940 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:58 3/5 track fast$53,230 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBIMELECH b.c.Black Toney -- La Troienne x Teddy 0.90
2ndMIOLAND b.c.Mio D'Arezzo -- Iolanda x Vespasian 9.70
3rdGALLAHADION b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Countess Time x Reigh Count 6.70
4th YOUR CHANCE ch.g. Chance Shot -- Evening x St. James 10.70
5th ANDY K. b.c.Jack High -- Alice Foster x Pataud 11.45 (a)
6th PICTOR b.c.Challenger II -- Lady Legend x Dark Legend 30.6
7th SUN PHAROS bk.c. Sun Briar -- Alexandria x Pharos (GB)11.45 (a)
8th ROYAL MAN b.c.Man o' Night -- Royal Purple x The Finn 61.30
9th DIT b.g. Transmute -- Ingrid x Crimper 5.70

MARGINS: 3 - 1 1/2 - 2


June 8, 1940 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 3/5 track fast$35,030 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBIMELECH b.c.Black Toney -- La Troienne x Teddy 1.35
2ndYOUR CHANCE ch.g. Chance Shot -- Evening x St. James 2.45
3rdANDY K. b.c.Jack High -- Alice Foster x Pataud 11.45
4th CENTURY NOTE br.c. St. Germans -- Bonus x All Gold (GB)4.00 (a)
5th GALLAHADION b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- Countess Time x Reigh Count 6.95
6th CORYDON b.g. St. Germans -- Sylvan Song x Royal Minstrel 4.00 (a)

MARGINS: 3/4 - 1 - 8


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