Triple Crown
of 1978
1977 1979

May 6, 1978 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:01 1/5 track fast$186,900 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stAFFIRMED ch.c.Exclusive Native -- Won't Tell You x Crafty Admiral 1.80
2ndALYDAR ch.c.Raise A Native -- Sweet Tooth x On-and-On 1.20 (fav)
3rdBELIEVE IT ch.c.In Reality -- Breakfast Bell x Buckpasser 7.40
4th DARBY CREEK ROAD b.c.Roberto -- On the Trail x Olympia 33.00
5th ESOPS FOIBLES ch.c.Nashua -- Checkered Cheer x Ribot 49.70
6th SENSITIVE PRINCE b.c.Majestic Prince -- Sensitive Lady x Sensitivo 4.50
7th DR. VALERI b.c.Gunflint -- Two Su Sis x Andy's Glory 96.10
8th HOIST THE SILVER b.c.Hoist the Flag -- Silver Service x Prince John 123.70
9th CHIEF OF DIXIELAND gr.c. Indian Chief II -- Adele Astaire x Native Dancer 121.70
10th RAYMOND EARL b.c.Loom -- Ritura x Ridan 117.10
11th SPECIAL HONOR br.c. Distinctive -- Klassy Poppy x Vox Pop 177.10

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


May 20, 1978 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:54 2/5 track fast$136,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stAFFIRMED ch.c.Exclusive Native -- Won't Tell You x Crafty Admiral 0.50 (fav)
2ndALYDAR ch.c.Raise A Native -- Sweet Tooth x On-and-On 1.80
3rdBELIEVE IT ch.c.In Reality -- Breakfast Bell x Buckpasser 6.70
4th NOON TIME SPENDER ch.c.Amasport -- Eastern Noon x Sunglow 80.80
5th INDIGO STAR br.c. Star Envoy -- Ribot Babe x Sir Ribot 89.80
6th DAX S. br.c. Jaradara -- June Sun x Laugh Aloud 93.30
7th TRACK REWARD ch.c.Arts and Letters -- Squawker x Bold Lad 88.70

MARGINS: neck - 7 1/2 - 2 1/2


June 10,, 1978 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:26 4/5 track fast$110,580 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stAFFIRMED ch.c.Exclusive Native -- Won't Tell You x Crafty Admiral 0.60 (fav)
2ndALYDAR ch.c.Raise A Native -- Sweet Tooth x On-and-On 1.10
3rdDARBY CREEK ROAD b.c.Roberto -- On the Trail x Olympia 9.90
4th JUDGE ADVOCATE ch.c.Reviewer -- Navsup x Tatan 30.10
5th NOON TIME SPENDER ch.c.Amasport -- Eastern Noon x Sunglow 38.40

MARGINS: head - 13 - 7 3/4


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