Triple Crown
of 1973
1972 1974

May 5, 1973 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 1:59 2/5 (NTR) track fast$155,050 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSECRETARIAT ch.c.Bold Ruler -- Somethingroyal x Princequillo 1.50 (a) (fav)
2ndSHAM b.c.Pretense -- Sequoia x Princequillo 2.50
3rdOUR NATIVE br.c. Exclusive Native -- Our Jackie x Crafty Admiral 10.60
4th FOREGO b.g. Forli -- Lady Golconda x Hasty Road 28.60
5th RESTLESS JET b.c.Restless Wind -- Sittin' on Ready x Endeavour II 28.50
6th SHECKY GREENE b.c.Noholme II -- Lester's Pride x Model Cadet 5.70 (b)
7th NAVAJO gr.c. Grey Dawn II -- Doublene x Double Jay 52.30
8th ROYAL AND REGAL br.c. Vaguely Noble -- Native Street x Native Dancer 28.30
9th MY GALLANT ch.c.Gallant Man -- Predate x Nashua 5.70 (b)
10th ANGLE LIGHT b.c.Quadrangle -- Pilot Light x Jet Action 1.50 (a) (fav)
11th GOLD BAG b.c.Bagdad -- Falling In Love x Blue Prince 68.30
12th TWICE A PRINCE br.c. Prince John -- Double Zero II x Never Say Die 62.50
13th WARBUCKS ch.c.Seaneen -- What a Lark x T.V. Lark 7.20

MARGINS: 2 1/2 - 8 - 1/2
NOTE - Time is a New Track Record.


May 19, 1973 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:53 (NTR) track fast$129,900 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSECRETARIAT ch.c.Bold Ruler -- Somethingroyal x Princequillo 0.30 (fav)
2ndSHAM b.c.Pretense -- Sequoia x Princequillo 3.10
3rdOUR NATIVE br.c. Exclusive Native -- Our Jackie x Crafty Admiral 11.90
4th ECOLE ETAGE b.c.Disciplinarian -- Sun Heiress x Sunglow 11.30
5th DEADLY DREAM b.g. Dead Ahead -- Dreamalot x Mameluke 35.50
6th TORSION b.c.Never Bend -- Fairway Fun x Prince John 39.00

MARGINS: 2 1/2 - 8 - 1
NOTE - Time is a New Track Record. In 2012 the 1973 Preakness Stakes was reviewed and in a unanimous decision the official time was changed from 1:54 2 5 to 1:53.


June 9, 1973 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:24 (NTR) track fast$90,120 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSECRETARIAT ch.c.Bold Ruler -- Somethingroyal x Princequillo 0.10 (fav)
2ndTWICE A PRINCE br.c. Prince John -- Double Zero II x Never Say Die 17.30
3rdMY GALLANT ch.c.Gallant Man -- Predate x Nashua 12.40
4th PVT. SMILES ch.c.Herbager -- Silver True x Hail to Reason 14.30
5th SHAM b.c.Pretense -- Sequoia x Princequillo 5.10

MARGINS: 31 - 1/2 - 13
NOTE - Time is a New Track Record.


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