Triple Crown
of 1969
1968 1970

May 3, 1969 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:01 4/5 track fast$113,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMAJESTIC PRINCE ch.c.Raise A Native -- Gay Hostess x Royal Charger 1.40 (fav)
2ndARTS AND LETTERS ch.c.Ribot -- All Beautiful x Battlefield 4.40
3rdDIKE ch.c.Herbager -- Delta x Nasrullah 4.20
4th TRAFFIC MARK br.c. Traffic Judge -- Green Trunk x Spy Song 45.20
5th TOP KNIGHT ch.c.Vertex -- Ran-Tan x Summer Tan 2.30
6th OCEAN ROAR ch.c.Swaps -- Summer Serenade x Summer Tan 28.00
7th FLEET ALLIED b.c.Fleet Nasrullah -- Royal Puzzler x Royal Charger 57.00
8th RAE JET gr.g. War Jeep -- Jetlon x Jet Jewel 70.90

MARGINS: neck - 1/2 - 10


May 17, 1969 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:55 3/5 track fast$129,500 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMAJESTIC PRINCE ch.c.Raise A Native -- Gay Hostess x Royal Charger 0.60 (fav)
2ndARTS AND LETTERS ch.c.Ribot -- All Beautiful x Battlefield 5.00
3rdJAY RAY b.c.Double Jay -- Contessa Reigh x Count Fleet 34.40
4th TOP KNIGHT ch.c.Vertex -- Ran-Tan x Summer Tan 2.90
5th AL HATTAB gr.c. The Axe II -- Abyssinia II x Abernant 18.60
6th GREENGRASS GREENE b.c.Herbager -- Lelelix x Ambiorix (FR)66.20
7th CAPTAIN ACTION ch.c.Rash Prince -- Captain Tess x Combat 36.10
8th GLAD'S FLAME ch.c.Flaming Fleet -- Gallisox x Sir Mango 95.80

MARGINS: head - 4 - 4


June 7, 1969 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 4/5 track fast$104,050 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stARTS AND LETTERS ch.c.Ribot -- All Beautiful x Battlefield 1.70
2ndMAJESTIC PRINCE ch.c.Raise A Native -- Gay Hostess x Royal Charger 1.30 (fav)
3rdDIKE ch.c.Herbager -- Delta x Nasrullah 2.30
4th DISTRAY b.c.Mamboreta -- Scattered x Whirlaway 59.80
5th ROONEY'S SHIELD b.c.Sword Dancer -- Patsy Rooney x I Will 12.60
6th PRIME FOOL ch.c.Tom Fool -- Primacy x Some Chance 38.00

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


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