Triple Crown
of 1976
1975 1977

May 1, 1976 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:01 3/5 track fast$165,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBOLD FORBES br.c. Irish Castle -- Comely Nell x Commodore M. 3.00
2ndHONEST PLEASURE br.c. What a Pleasure -- Tularia x Tulyar 0.40 (fav)
3rdELOCUTIONIST ch.c.Gallant Romeo -- Strictly Speaking x Fleet Nasrullah 10.30
4th AMANO ch.c.Taneb -- First Offender x Traffic Judge 55.40
5th ON THE SLY br.c. Roi Dagobert -- Trick Chick x Prince John 24.5
6th COJAK br.c. Cohoes -- Fight On x Dark Star 38.60
7th INCA ROCA b.c.Hedevar -- Landy Dee x Everglades Dee 67.60
8th PLAY THE RED ch.c.Crimson Satan -- Double Zero II x Never Say Die 15.10
9th BIDSON b.c.Bold Bidder -- Regal Royal x Swoon's Son 72.70

MARGINS: 1 - 3 1/4 - 1 1/4


May 15, 1976 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:55 track fast$129,700 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stELOCUTIONIST ch.c.Gallant Romeo -- Strictly Speaking x Fleet Nasrullah 10.10
2ndPLAY THE RED ch.c.Crimson Satan -- Double Zero II x Never Say Die 26.20
3rdBOLD FORBES br.c. Irish Castle -- Comely Nell x Commodore M. 1.10 (a)
4th COJAK br.c. Cohoes -- Fight On x Dark Star 12.20
5th HONEST PLEASURE br.c. What a Pleasure -- Tularia x Tulyar 0.90 (fav)
6th LIFE'S HOPE b.g. Exclusive Native -- Tim Marie x Tim Tam 1.10 (a)

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


June 5, 1976 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 track fast$117,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stBOLD FORBES br.c. Irish Castle -- Comely Nell x Commodore M. 0.90 (fav)
2ndMcKENZIE BRIDGE b.c.Le Fabuleux -- Nanticious x Nantallah 6.60
3rdGREAT CONTRACTOR ch.c.Selari -- Oh Annie x Oh Johnny 5.40
4th MAJESTIC LIGHT b.c.Majestic Prince -- Irradiate x Ribot 14.40
5th AERONAUT ch.c.Le Fabuleux -- Tan Pilot x Summer Tan 22.90
6th PLAY THE RED ch.c.Crimson Satan -- Double Zero II x Never Say Die 4.10
7th MULLINEAUX br.c. Hail to Reason -- Bramalea x Nashua 33.40
8th BEST LAID PLANS b.c.Crème Dela Crème -- Family Planning x Cyane 28.80
9th CLOSE TO NOON br.c. Maris -- Petit Noon x Close By 46.40
10th QUICK CARD b.c.Pronto (ARG) -- Pradella (GB) x Preciptic (GB)46.40

MARGINS: neck - neck - 8 1/2


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