Triple Crown
of 1947
1946 1948

May 3, 1947 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:06 4/5 track slow$92,160 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stJET PILOT ch.c.Blenheim II (GB) -- Black Wave x Sir Gallahad III 5.40
2ndPHALANX b.c.Pilate -- Jacola x Jacopo 2.00
3rdFAULTLESS br.c. Bull Lea -- Unerring x Insco 6.30
4th ON TRUST ch.c.Alibhai -- Torch Rose x Torchilla 6.70
5th COSMIC BOMB br.c. Pharamond II -- Banish Fear x Blue Larkspur 31.90
6th STAR REWARD bk.c. Reaping Reward -- Far Star x North Star III (GB)11.20
7th BULLET PROOF ch.c.Stepenfetchit -- Shatterproof x St. Germans 13.10
8th W L SICKLE br.c. Sickle -- Aristocracy x Bull Dog 16.50 (a)
9th STEPFATHER b.c.Beau Pere -- Donnemarie II x Donatella II 16.50 (a)
10th LIBERTY ROAD b.g. Sir Gallahad III -- Sun Gamonia x Sun Briar 45.20
11th RISKOLATER b.c.Isolater -- Risky Raid x Foray II 15.00
12th DOUBLE JAY b.c.Balladier -- Broomshot x Whisk Broom II 47.30
13th JETT-JETT bk.c. Sun Teddy -- Diagnosis x Sweep 99.40

MARGINS: head - head - 1


May 10, 1947 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:59 track fast$98,005 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stFAULTLESS br.c. Bull Lea -- Unerring x Insco 4.20
2ndON TRUST ch.c.Alibhai -- Torch Rose x Torchilla 8.10
3rdPHALANX b.c.Pilate -- Jacola x Jacopo 1.10
4th JET PILOT ch.c.Blenheim II (GB) -- Black Wave x Sir Gallahad III 5.60
5th RISKOLATER b.c.Isolater -- Risky Raid x Foray II 89.30
6th COSMIC BOMB br.c. Pharamond II -- Banish Fear x Blue Larkspur 26.20
7th SECNAV br.c. Bull Dog -- Gino Patty x Gino 56.50
8th BULLET PROOF ch.c.Stepenfetchit -- Shatterproof x St. Germans 26.20
9th CORNISH KNIGHT ch.c.Tintagel -- Parco x Omar Khayyam 57.50
10th CONTEST br.c. Sir Gallahad III -- Skeet x Bahram 27.60
11th KING BAY b.g. King Cole -- Tacky Sue x Hard Tack 23.90

MARGINS: 1 1/4 - 2 1/2 - 1 1/4


May 31, 1947 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 2/5 track fast$78,900 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPHALANX b.c.Pilate -- Jacola x Jacopo 2.30 (a)
2ndTIDE RIPS ch.c.Battleship -- Sun Flo x Sun Briar 9.15
3rdTAILSPIN b.c.Blenheim II (GB) -- Tangled x Sweeping Light 14.50
4th YOUNG PETER b.c.Peanuts -- Mary Jane x Pennant 18.45
5th FAULTLESS br.c. Bull Lea -- Unerring x Insco 0.75
6th BRABANCON b.c.Quatre Bras II -- Maradadi x Stimulus 16.25
7th HYBLAZE b.g. Hypnotist II -- Anaflame x Sir Andrew 37.55
8th KHYBER PASS ch.g. Mahmoud -- Transit x Chicle 2.30 (a)
9th LADY'S ACE br.g. Case Ace -- Lady Glory x American Flag 99.35

MARGINS: 5 - 2 - 1 1/2


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