Triple Crown
of 1977
1976 1978

May 7, 1977 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 1/5 track fast$214,700 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSEATTLE SLEW br.c. Bold Reasoning -- My Charmer x Poker 0.50 (fav)
2ndRUN DUSTY RUN br.c. Dust Commander -- Running Beauty x Double Jay 5.50 (a)
3rdSANHEDRIN ch.c.Good Counsel -- Battaglia x Bold Ruler 14.60
4th GET THE AXE br.c. The Axe II -- Bwamazon Lady x Hail to Reason 27.90
5th STEVE'S FRIEND br.c. Stevward -- Constant Companion x Blue Prince 29.20
6th PAPELOTE gr.c. Noblesse Oblige II -- Julep x Nail 42.80 (f)
7th GIBOULEE b.c.Northern Dancer -- Victory Chant x Victoria Park 40.20
8th FOR THE MOMENT ch.c.What a Pleasure -- Tularia x Tulyar 7.00
9th AFFILIATE ch.c.Unconscious -- Swinging Doll x Raise A Native 38.20
10th FLAG OFFICER b.c.Hoist the Flag -- Batteur x Bold Ruler 46.90
11th BOB'S DUSTY b.c.Bold Commander -- Countess Alice x Count Fleet 5.50 (a)
12th SIR SIR br.c. Sir Ivor -- Panna II (GB) x Jaddo (ITY)42.80
13th NOSTALGIA ch.c.Silent Screen -- The Garden Club x Herbager 40.00
14th WESTERN WIND br.c. Gallant Man -- Wildwook x Sir Gaylord 31.10
15th BEST PERSON b.c.Personality -- Cadabra x Ky. Colonel 42.80 (f)

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


May 21, 1977 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:54 2/5 track fast$138,600 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSEATTLE SLEW br.c. Bold Reasoning -- My Charmer x Poker 0.40 (fav)
2ndIRON CONSTITUTION gr.c. Iron Ruler -- Water Cress x Hail to Reason 30.90
3rdRUN DUSTY RUN br.c. Dust Commander -- Running Beauty x Double Jay 7.20
4th CORMORANT b.c.His Majesty -- Song Sparrow x Tudor Minstrel (GB)4.80
5th J. O. TOBIN br.c. Never Bend -- Hill Shade x Hillary 6.50
6th SIR SIR br.c. Sir Ivor -- Panna II (GB) x Jaddo (ITY)86.00
7th HEY HEY J. P. br.c. Wig Out -- Nat E Shu x John William 78.10
8th COUNTER PUNCH b.g. Reverse -- Struck x Jutland 75.40
9th REGAL SIR gr.c. Raja Baba -- Pretty Turn x Turn to Reason 69.60

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


June 11, 1977 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 3/5 track muddy$109,080 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSEATTLE SLEW br.c. Bold Reasoning -- My Charmer x Poker 0.40 (fav)
2ndRUN DUSTY RUN br.c. Dust Commander -- Running Beauty x Double Jay 5.10
3rdSANHEDRIN ch.c.Good Counsel -- Battaglia x Bold Ruler 6.50
4th MR. RED WING b.c.Tropical Breeze -- Talahi x Ridan 69.90
5th IRON CONSTITUTION gr.c. Iron Ruler -- Water Cress x Hail to Reason 7.40
6th SPIRIT LEVEL b.c.Quadrangle -- Due Dilly x Sir Gaylord 15.90
7th SIR SIR br.c. Sir Ivor -- Panna II (GB) x Jaddo (ITY)94.90
8th MAKE AMENDS ch.c.Prince John -- Lover's Quarrel x Battle Joined 57.20

MARGINS: 4 - 2 - 2 1/2


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