Triple Crown
of 1953
1952 1954

May 2, 1953 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 track fast$90,050 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stDARK STAR br.c. Royal Gem II -- Isolde x Bull Dog 24.90
2ndNATIVE DANCER gr.c. Polynesian -- Geisha x Discovery 0.70 (a) (fav)
3rdINVIGORATOR br.c. Brookfield -- Sarah Loraine x Wise Counsellor 40.90
4th ROYAL BAY GEM bk.c. Royal Gem II -- Bayadere x Chance Play 6.80
5th CORRESPONDENT b.c.Khaled -- Heather Time x Time Maker 3.00
6th STRAIGHT FACE b.c.Count Fleet -- Expression x The Porter 10.40
7th SOCIAL OUTCAST ch.g. Shut Out -- Pansy x Sickle 0.70 (a) (fav)
8th MONEY BROKER ch.c.Half Crown -- Chartreuse II x Poughatchev 45.80
9th RAM O' WAR ch.g. Ramillies -- Crows Feet x Man o' War 85.10
10th CURRAGH KING ch.c.Nasrullah -- Early Sunrise x Sol Oriens 99.10
11th ACE DESTROYER gr.c. Grand Admiral -- Ghazni x Mahmoud 91.80

MARGINS: head - 5 - 2


May 23, 1953 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:57 4/5 track fast$65,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stNATIVE DANCER gr.c. Polynesian -- Geisha x Discovery 0.20 (fav)
2ndJAMIE K. b.c.Crowfoot -- Sea Elf x Halcyon 16.60
3rdROYAL BAY GEM bk.c. Royal Gem II -- Bayadere x Chance Play 11.20
4th RAM O' WAR ch.g. Ramillies -- Crows Feet x Man o' War 51.20
5th DARK STAR br.c. Royal Gem II -- Isolde x Bull Dog 11.30
6th TAHITIAN KING br.c. Polynesian -- Carolyn A. x Questionnaire 44.50
7th CORRESPONDENT b.c.Khaled -- Heather Time x Time Maker 36.30

MARGINS: neck - 6 - 2


June 13, 1953 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 3/5 track fast$82,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stNATIVE DANCER gr.c. Polynesian -- Geisha x Discovery 0.45 (fav)
2ndJAMIE K. b.c.Crowfoot -- Sea Elf x Halcyon 2.55
3rdROYAL BAY GEM bk.c. Royal Gem II -- Bayadere x Chance Play 5.95
4th RAM O' WAR ch.g. Ramillies -- Crows Feet x Man o' War 32.25
5th THE PREEM b.g. Ocean Wave -- Haifli x Hairan 122.45
6th KAMEHAMEHA bk.c. Polynesian -- Sun Lady x Sun Teddy 23.95

MARGINS: neck - 10 - 4 1/2


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