Triple Crown
of 1943
1942 1944

May 1, 1943 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:04 2/5 track fast$60,725 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCOUNT FLEET br.c. Reigh Count -- Quickly x Haste 0.40
2ndBLUE SWORDS b.c.Blue Larkspur -- Flaming Swords x Man o' War 9.00
3rdSLIDE RULE ch.c.Snark -- King's Idyll x Sir Gallahad III 10.80
4th AMBER LIGHT ch.c.Pilate -- Red Sunset x High Time 17.50
5th BANKRUPT b.c.Pay Up -- Strong Wheat x Trigo 21.90 (f)
6th NO WRINKLES ch.c.Wise Counsellor -- Crows Feet x Man o' War 34.60
7th DOVE PIE ch.c.Peace Chance -- Halloween II x Sansovino (GB)86.50
8th GOLD SHOWER ch.g. Jean Valjean -- Patsie McKim x Aldebaran 12.10
9th MODEST LAD br.c. Ladkin -- Modest x St. James 71.20
10th BURNT CORK b.c.Mr. Bones -- North Wind x North Star III (GB)21.90 (f)

MARGINS: 3 - 6 - 6


May 8, 1943 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:57 2/5 track good$43,190 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCOUNT FLEET br.c. Reigh Count -- Quickly x Haste 0.15
2ndBLUE SWORDS b.c.Blue Larkspur -- Flaming Swords x Man o' War 10.00
3rdVINCENTIVE b.c.Challenger II -- Phenomenon x Scotch Broom 6.15
4th NEW MOON ch.c.Discovery -- Ladyinthemoon x Sickle 48.65

MARGINS: 8 - 5 - 20


June 5, 1943 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 1/5 track fast$35,340 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCOUNT FLEET br.c. Reigh Count -- Quickly x Haste 0.05
2ndFAIRY MANHURST ch.c.Man o' War -- Star Fairy x The Satrap 28.85
3rdDESERONTO ch.g. Omaha -- Gotoit x Mad Hatter 52.70

MARGINS: 25 - 3/4


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