Triple Crown
of 1945
1944 1946

June 9, 1945 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:07 track muddy$64,850 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHOOP, JR. b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- One Hour x Snob II 3.70
2ndPOT O' LUCK b.c.Chance Play -- Potheen x Wildair 3.30
3rdDARBY DIEPPE gr.c. Foray II -- La Croma x Solario 5.60
4th AIR SAILOR ch.c.Sweep Like -- Miss Morocco x Stimulus 20.90
5th JEEP b.c.Mahmoud -- Traffic x Broomstick 6.80
6th BYMEABOND b.c.Bimelech -- Blade of Time x Sickle 6.80 (f)
7th SEA SWALLOW br.c. Seabiscuit -- Illeanna x Polymelian 6.80 (f)
8th FIGHTING STEP ch.c.Fighting Fox -- Stepinanna x Misstep 19.80
9th BURNING DREAM b.c.Bimelech -- By Mistake x North Star III (GB)15.80
10th ALEXIS b.g. Heliopolis -- Misleading x Sweep 12.20
11th FOREIGN AGENT br.g. High Strung -- Cypher Code II x Kircubbin 25.90
12th MISWEET br.f. Bel Aethel -- Lillias x Golden Guinea 6.80 (f)
13th TIGER REBEL b.c.Tiger -- Suellen x St. James 6.80 (f)
14th BERT G. br.g. Maedic -- Lady Marsch x Paicines 6.80 (f) (a)
15th JACOBE b.c.Jacopo -- Beguiling x High Time 6.80 (f)
16th KENILWORTH LAD ch.g. Gallant Sir -- Tucky Rose x Brilliant 6.80 (f) (a)

MARGINS: 6 - 3/4 - neck


June 16, 1945 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:58 4/5 track fast$66,170 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPOLYNESIAN br.c. Unbreakable -- Black Polly x Polymelian 12.00
2ndHOOP, JR. b.c.Sir Gallahad III -- One Hour x Snob II 1.35
3rdDARBY DIEPPE gr.c. Foray II -- La Croma x Solario 21.65
4th THE DOGE br.c. Bull Dog -- My Auntie x Busy American 89.75
5th PAVOT br.c. Case Ace -- Coquelicot x Man o' War 1.35
6th SEA SWALLOW br.c. Seabiscuit -- Illeanna x Polymelian 19.75
7th ALEXIS b.g. Heliopolis -- Misleading x Sweep 15.40
8th ADONIS ch.g. Reigh Count -- Crazy Jane x Haste 54.15
9th BOBANET b.c.Cohort -- Flying Pennant x North Star III (GB)87.95

MARGINS: 2 1/2 - neck - neck


June 23, 1945 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:30 1/5 track fast$52,675 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPAVOT br.c. Case Ace -- Coquelicot x Man o' War 2.10
2ndWILDLIFE b.c.Easton -- Invoke x Teddy 8.00
3rdJEEP b.c.Mahmoud -- Traffic x Broomstick 1.35
4th ADONIS ch.g. Reigh Count -- Crazy Jane x Haste 26.95
5th SEA SWALLOW br.c. Seabiscuit -- Illeanna x Polymelian 20.40
6th BURNING DREAM b.c.Bimelech -- By Mistake x North Star III (GB)11.45
7th THE DOGE br.c. Bull Dog -- My Auntie x Busy American 11.15
8th BROOKFIELD b.c.Bimelech -- Knockaney Bridge x Bridge of Earn 74.65

MARGINS: 5 - 1 3/4 - 1/2


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