Triple Crown
of 1952
1951 1953

May 3, 1952 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:01 3/5 track fast$96,300 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stHILL GAIL br.c. Bull Lea -- Jane Gail x Blenheim II (GB)1.10 (fav)
2ndSUB FLEET b.c.Count Fleet -- Sub Rosa x Balladier 22.90
3rdBLUE MAN b.c.Blue Swords -- Poppycock x Identify 4.40
4th MASTER FIDDLE gr.c. First Fiddle -- Marsh Marigold x Sir Gallahad III 9.30 (a)
5th COUNT FLAME ch.c.Count Fleet -- Morning x American Flag 9.30 (a)
6th ARROZ br.c. War Glory -- Galladee x Sir Gallahad III 31.70
7th HAPPY GO LUCKY br.c. Haltal -- Tetravalent x Gino 54.60
8th HANNIBAL br.c. Roman -- War Jitters x Man o' War 76.80
9th COLD COMMAND b.c.War Admiral -- Monsoon x Mahmoud 8.50
10th SMOKE SCREEN ch.g. Drawby -- Aphrodite x Pilate 103.70
11th GUSHING OIL ch.c.Easy Mon -- Dulcet x Challenger II 6.70
12th PINTOR br.c. Goya II -- Stepladder x Chance Shot 42.50
13th SHAG TAILS b.c.Alsab -- Pigtails x Hollyrood 18.80 (f)
14th ETERNAL MOON br.c. Eternal Bull -- Angel x Easton 18.80 (f)
15th BROWN RAMBLER br.c. Sweeping Light -- Mayme C. x High Quest 18.80 (f)
16th SWOOP ch.c.Sky Raider -- Flying Lark x Happy Time 18.80 (f)

MARGINS: 2 - 8 3/4 - 1/2


May 17, 1952 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:57 2/5 track fast$86,135 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBLUE MAN b.c.Blue Swords -- Poppycock x Identify 1.60 (fav)
2ndJAMPOL b.g. Thumbs Up -- Winkle II x Windsor Lad 18.70
3rdONE COUNT br.c. Count Fleet -- Ace Card x Case Ace 8.10
4th PRIMATE ch.c.Some Chance -- Edified x Jacopo 54.00
5th SUB FLEET b.c.Count Fleet -- Sub Rosa x Balladier 2.70
6th GUSHING OIL ch.c.Easy Mon -- Dulcet x Challenger II 8.90
7th ARROZ br.c. War Glory -- Galladee x Sir Gallahad III 47.50
8th COUNT FLAME ch.c.Count Fleet -- Morning x American Flag 54.00
9th HANDSOME TEDDY ch.c.Flushing II -- Wanna Hygro x Hygro 35.50
10th ARMAGEDDON b.c.Alsab -- Fighting Lady x Sir Gallahad III 7.50

MARGINS: 3 1/2 - 2 1/2 - 1/2


June 7, 1952 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:30 1/5 track fast$82,400 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stONE COUNT br.c. Count Fleet -- Ace Card x Case Ace 12.80
2ndBLUE MAN b.c.Blue Swords -- Poppycock x Identify 0.50 (fav)
3rdARMAGEDDON b.c.Alsab -- Fighting Lady x Sir Gallahad III 4.10
4th KING JOLIE b.c.Platter -- Jaconda x Belfonds 16.30
5th SUB FLEET b.c.Count Fleet -- Sub Rosa x Balladier 6.50
6th OLYMPIC ch.c.Big Game (GB) -- Fortunedale (GB) x Loaningdale (GB)23.20

MARGINS: 2 1/2 - 10 - 4


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