Triple Crown
of 1981
1980 1982

May 2, 1981 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 track fast$317,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPLEASANT COLONY br.c. His Majesty -- Sun Colony x Sunrise Flight 3.50
2ndWOODCHOPPER gr.c. Hatchet Man -- Musical Chairs x Swaps 34.20
3rdPARTEZ b.c.Quack -- Lady Marguery x Tim Tam 7.90 (f)
4th CLASSIC GO GO br.c. Pago Pago -- Classic Perfection x Never Bend 7.90 (f)
5th TELEVISION STUDIO b.g. Within Hail -- Put on T.V. x T.V. Lark 7.90 (f)
6th PASS THE TAB gr.c. Al Hattab -- Dantina x Gray Phantom 31.10
7th SPLENDID SPRUCE b.c.Big Spruce -- Splendid Spree x Damascus 13.60
8th FLYING NASHUA b.c.Nashua -- Joys Will x Yes You Will 48.00
9th NOBLE NASHUA br.c. Nashua -- Noble Lady x Vaguely Noble 71.70
10th BOLD EGO br.c. Bold Tactics -- Coya's Ego x Bullin 9.90
11th DOUBLE SONIC gr.c. Nodouble -- Eloquent Es x Palestinian 7.90 (f)
12th HOEDOWN'S DAY b.c.Bargain Day -- Miss Hoedown x Dance Lesson 7.90 (f)
13th BEAU RIT b.g. Lord Rebeau -- Rit N. Tough x Rough'n Tumble 7.90 (f)
14th TAP SHOES ch.c.Riva Ridge -- Bold Ballet x Bold Bidder 7.60
15th CURE THE BLUES b.c.Stop the Music -- Quick Cure x Dr. Fager 4.70
16th WELL DECORATED b.c.Raja Baba -- Paris Breeze x Majestic Prince 65.10
17th MYTHICAL RULER gr.c. Ruritania -- Our Nanny x Victorian Era 7.90 (f)
18th PROUD APPEAL br.c. Valid Appeal -- Proud 'N Happy x Proudest Roman 2.30 (a)(fav)
19th TOP AVENGER b.c.Staunch Avenger -- Atop x Dunce 7.90 (f)
20th HABANO (MEX) br.c. Ferrol -- Miss Tepeji x Breezy Lane 7.90 (f)
21st GOLDEN DERBY gr.c. Master Derby -- Old Goldie x Young Emperor 2.30 (a)(fav)

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


May 16, 1981 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:54 3/5 track fast$200,800 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stPLEASANT COLONY br.c. His Majesty -- Sun Colony x Sunrise Flight 1.50 (fav)
2ndBOLD EGO br.c. Bold Tactics -- Coya's Ego x Bullin 3.60
3rdPARISTO br.c. Buckpasser -- Barbara Schurgin x Droll Role 74.30
4th THIRTY EIGHT PACES ch.c.Nodouble -- Thirty Paces x Dancing Count 27.00
5th PARTEZ b.c.Quack -- Lady Marguery x Tim Tam 7.60
6th HIGHLAND BLADE br.c. Damascus -- Misty Bryn x Misty Flight 8.60
7th ESCAMBIA BAY ch.c.Hasty Flyer -- Swift Stitch x Needles 48.80 (f)
8th BARE KNUCKLES b.c.L'Enjoleur -- Kaye's Commander x Bold Commander 92.60
9th DOUBLE SONIC gr.c. Nodouble -- Eloquent Es x Palestinian 77.50
10th A RUN b.c.Empery -- Jala x Jacinto 12.60 (a)
11th WOODCHOPPER gr.c. Hatchet Man -- Musical Chairs x Swaps 4.10
12th FLYING NASHUA b.c.Nashua -- Joys Will x Yes You Will 12.60 (a)
13th TOP AVENGER b.c.Staunch Avenger -- Atop x Dunce 48.80 (f)

MARGINS: 1 - 2 - 5


June 6, 1981 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29 track fast$170,580 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSUMMING b.c.Verbatim -- Sumatra x Groton 7.90
2ndHIGHLAND BLADE br.c. Damascus -- Misty Bryn x Misty Flight 13.20
3rdPLEASANT COLONY br.c. His Majesty -- Sun Colony x Sunrise Flight 0.80 (fav)
4th WOODCHOPPER gr.c. Hatchet Man -- Musical Chairs x Swaps 3.90
5th ESCAMBIA BAY ch.c.Hasty Flyer -- Swift Stitch x Needles 46.60
6th TAP SHOES ch.c.Riva Ridge -- Bold Ballet x Bold Bidder 8.30 (a)
7th PARISTO br.c. Buckpasser -- Barbara Schurgin x Droll Role 12.10
8th BARE KNUCKLES b.c.L'Enjoleur -- Kaye's Commander x Bold Commander 83.20
9th STAGE DOOR KEY ch.c.Stage Door Johnny -- Key to the Heart x Arts and Letters 8.30 (a)
10th SEZYOU b.c.Valid Appeal -- Sayaah x Dr. Fager 53.10
11th BOLD EGO br.c. Bold Tactics -- Coya's Ego x Bullin 21.20

MARGINS: neck - 1 1/2 - 11


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