Triple Crown
of 1979
1978 1980

May 5, 1979 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 2/5 track fast$228,650 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSPECTACULAR BID gr.c. Bold Bidder -- Spectacular x Promised Land 0.60 (fav)
2ndGENERAL ASSEMBLY ch.c.Secretariat -- Exclusive Dancer x Native Dancer 11.10 (a)
3rdGOLDEN ACT ch.c.Gummo -- Golden Shore x Windy Sands 19.20
4th KING CELEBRITY b.c.Personality -- Bold Belle x Bold Ruler 112.40
5th FLYING PASTER b.c.Gummo -- Procne x Acroterion 2.20
6th SCREEN KING ch.c.Silent Screen -- Indian Queen x Nashua 9.80
7th SIR IVOR AGAIN b.c.Sir Ivor -- Miss Fleet Arden x Fleet Nasrullah 11.10 (a)
8th SHAMGO b.c.Sham -- Final Rush x Final Ruling 102.20
9th LOT O' GOLD gr.c. Lothario -- Old Goldie x Young Emperor 50.90
10th GREAT REDEEMER ch.g. Holy Land -- Princeton Coed x To Market 78.70

MARGINS: 2 3/4 - 3 - 1 3/4


May 19, 1979 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:54 1/5 track good$165,300 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSPECTACULAR BID gr.c. Bold Bidder -- Spectacular x Promised Land 0.10 (fav)
2ndGOLDEN ACT ch.c.Gummo -- Golden Shore x Windy Sands 27.20
3rdSCREEN KING ch.c.Silent Screen -- Indian Queen x Nashua 22.80
4th FLYING PASTER b.c.Gummo -- Procne x Acroterion 9.90
5th GENERAL ASSEMBLY ch.c.Secretariat -- Exclusive Dancer x Native Dancer 7.90

MARGINS: 5 1/2 - 4 - 1 1/2


June 9, 1979 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 3/5 track fast$161,400 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCOASTAL ch.c.Majestic Prince -- Alluvial x Buckpasser 4.40
2ndGOLDEN ACT ch.c.Gummo -- Golden Shore x Windy Sands 10.10
3rdSPECTACULAR BID gr.c. Bold Bidder -- Spectacular x Promised Land 0.30 (fav)
4th SCREEN KING ch.c.Silent Screen -- Indian Queen x Nashua 21.30
5th KING CELEBRITY b.c.Personality -- Bold Belle x Bold Ruler 90.90
6th GALLANT BEST b.c.Best Turn -- Gallant Fashion x Gallant Man 85.60
7th GENERAL ASSEMBLY ch.c.Secretariat -- Exclusive Dancer x Native Dancer 12.80
8th MYSTIC ERA gr.c. Stevward -- Bustles and Bows x Native Charger 96.00

MARGINS: 3 1/4 - neck - 9 1/2


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