Triple Crown
of 1961
1960 1962

May 6, 1961 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:04 track good$120,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCARRY BACK br.c. Saggy -- Joppy x Star Blen 2.50 (fav)
2ndCROZIER b.c.My Babu -- Miss Olympia x Olympia 3.50
3rdBASS CLEF ch.g. Gold Note -- Etelka x Hash 16.50 (f)
4th DR. MILLER ch.g. Escadru -- Lovely Eadie x Stymie 8.60
5th SHERLUCK br.c. Correspondent -- Samminiato x Dante 5.70
6th GLOBEMASTER b.c.Heliopolis -- No Strings x Occupation 8.70
7th FOUR-AND-TWENTY b.c.Blue Prince -- Sixpence II x Ballyogan 5.30 (a)
8th FLUTTERBY b.c.Noor -- Blue Butterfly x Blue Train 5.30 (a)
9th LOYAL SON br.c. Hannibal -- Bars of Time x Warlock 71.40
10th ON HIS METAL b.c.Roman -- Jenjay x Brookfield 53.60
11th LIGHT TALK br.c. Khaled -- Flitting Past x Dogpatch 64.90
12th AMBIOPOISE b.c.Ambiorix (FR) -- Bull Poise x Bull Lea 16.20
13th RONNIE'S ACE b.g. Free America -- Mad N Glad x Khaled 16.50 (f)
14th DEARBORN b.c.Battle Morn -- Chicago Mae x Chicago Dr. 82.40
15th JAY FOX b.c.Double Jay -- Variation x Gallant Fox 16.50 (f)

MARGINS: 3/4 - 2 - 1/4


May 20, 1961 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:57 3/5 track fast$126,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCARRY BACK br.c. Saggy -- Joppy x Star Blen 1.00 (fav)
2ndGLOBEMASTER b.c.Heliopolis -- No Strings x Occupation 8.60
3rdCROZIER b.c.My Babu -- Miss Olympia x Olympia 3.00
4th DR. MILLER ch.g. Escadru -- Lovely Eadie x Stymie 10.90
5th SHERLUCK br.c. Correspondent -- Samminiato x Dante 15.20
6th HITTING AWAY b.c.Ambiorix (FR) -- Striking x War Admiral 9.20
7th NASHUA BLUE b.c.Nashua -- Blue Fleet x Count Fleet 69.40
8th ORLEANS DOGE b.c.The Doge -- Correo x Goya II 41.90
9th CRIMSON FURY b.c.Flying Fury -- L'Omelette x Alibhai 186.00

MARGINS: 3/4 - 4 - 1/2


June 3, 1961 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 1/5 track fast$104,900 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSHERLUCK br.c. Correspondent -- Samminiato x Dante 65.05
2ndGLOBEMASTER b.c.Heliopolis -- No Strings x Occupation 17.60
3rdGUADALCANAL b.c.Citation -- Level Sands x Mahmoud 14.80
4th AMBIOPOISE b.c.Ambiorix (FR) -- Bull Poise x Bull Lea 6.50
5th DR. MILLER ch.g. Escadru -- Lovely Eadie x Stymie 14.05
6th HITTING AWAY b.c.Ambiorix (FR) -- Striking x War Admiral 32.85
7th CARRY BACK br.c. Saggy -- Joppy x Star Blen 0.45 (fav)
8th BAL MUSETTE ch.c.Middleground -- Friponne x Shut Out 8.95
9th FLUTTERBY b.c.Noor -- Blue Butterfly x Blue Train 24.05

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


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