Triple Crown
of 1983
1982 1984

May 7, 1983 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 1/5 track fast$426,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSUNNY'S HALO ch.c.Halo -- Mostly Sunny x Sunny 2.50
2ndDESERT WINE b.c.Damascus -- Anne Campbell x Never Bend 15.90
3rdCAVEAT br.c. Cannonade -- Cold Hearted x The Axe II 6.70 (b)
4th SLEW O'GOLD b.c.Seattle Slew -- Alluvial x Buckpasser 10.10
5th MARFA gr.c. Foolish Pleasure -- Gray Matter x Stratmat 2.40 (a)(fav)
6th PLAY FELLOW b.c.On the Sly -- Play For Keeps x Run for Nurse 10.90
7th PAX IN BELLO b.c.Hold Your Peace -- Chicanery x Pretense 24.40
8th COUNTRY PINE b.c.His Majesty -- Mountain Sunshine x Vaguely Noble 47.40
9th BALBOA NATIVE ch.c.Native Royalty -- Diamond Till x Model Fool 2.40 (a)(fav)
10th PARIS PRINCE ch.c.Exclusive Native -- Dancers Countess x Northern Dancer 10.90 (f)
11th CURRENT HOPE gr.c. Little Current -- Kahoolawe x Warfare 18.30
12th CHUMMING br.c. Alleged -- Gulls Cry x Sea-Bird 6.70 (b)
13th FREEZING RAIN ch.c.It's Freezing -- All's Well x Well Mannered 23.50 (c)
14th MY MAC br.c. Minnesota Mac -- My Mom Nullah x My Dad George 10.90 (f)
15th EXPLOSIVE WAGON ch.c.Explodent -- Gypsy Wagon x Conestoga 10.90 (f)
16th PARFAITEMENT ch.c.Halo -- Double Axle x The Axe II 41.20
17th HIGHLAND PARK ch.c.Raise A Native -- Old Goat x Olden Times 23.50 (c)
18th LUV A LIBRA b.c.Diplomat Way -- Lip Talk x Assagai (GB)10.90 (f)
19th LAW TALK b.c.Wardlaw -- Tellinoid x Captain's Gig 10.90 (f)
20th TOTAL DEPARTURE b.c.Greek Answer -- Life Style x Manifesto 2.40 (a)(fav)

MARGINS: 2 - neck - 1


May 21, 1983 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:55 2/5 track sloppy$251,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stDEPUTED TESTAMONY b.c.Traffic Cop -- Proof Requested x Prove It 14.50 (a)
2ndDESERT WINE b.c.Damascus -- Anne Campbell x Never Bend 4.40
3rdHIGH HONORS b.c.Graustark -- Cum Laude Laurie x Hail to Reason 15.70
4th MARFA gr.c. Foolish Pleasure -- Gray Matter x Stratmat 4.50
5th PLAY FELLOW b.c.On the Sly -- Play For Keeps x Run for Nurse 8.30
6th SUNNY'S HALO ch.c.Halo -- Mostly Sunny x Sunny 1.10 (fav)
7th BET BIG br.c. Distinctive -- Majestic Hostess x Majestic Prince 20.40
8th PARFAITEMENT ch.c.Halo -- Double Axle x The Axe II 14.50 (a)
9th COMMON SENSE br.c. Fire Dancer -- Prompt Jackie x Smiling Jack 47.10
10th FLAG ADMIRAL b.c.Hoist the Flag -- Lord's Lady x Tumble Turbie 26.10
11th CHAS CONERLY br.c. Big Burn -- Shall Return x Fair Ruler 68.20
12th PARIS PRINCE ch.c.Exclusive Native -- Dancers Countess x Northern Dancer 47.80

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


June 11, 1983 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:27 4/5 track fast$215,100 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stCAVEAT br.c. Cannonade -- Cold Hearted x The Axe II 2.60
2ndSLEW O'GOLD b.c.Seattle Slew -- Alluvial x Buckpasser 2.50 (fav)
3rdBARBERSTOWN br.c. Gummo -- Available Miss x Bolinas Boy 9.10
4th MEGATURN br.c. Best Turn -- Good Taste x Vertex 13.70
5th HIGH HONORS b.c.Graustark -- Cum Laude Laurie x Hail to Reason 4.80
6th DEPUTED TESTAMONY b.c.Traffic Cop -- Proof Requested x Prove It 9.80
7th CANADIAN FACTOR br.c. Sinister Purpose -- Tico's Donna x Bosun 23.30 (f)
8th PRINCILIAN ch.c.Honest Pleasure -- Voler x Vertex 59.70
9th CURRENT HOPE gr.c. Little Current -- Kahoolawe x Warfare 16.60
10th AU POINT b.c.Lyphard -- Quillo Queen x Princequillo 37.60
11th LAW TALK b.c.Wardlaw -- Tellinoid x Captain's Gig 23.30 (f)
12th BALBOA NATIVE ch.c.Native Royalty -- Diamond Till x Model Fool 38.20
13th WHITE BIRCH gr.c. Nijinsky II -- Snow Peak x Sword Dancer 23.30 (f)
14th DIXIELAND BAND b.c.Northern Dancer -- Mississippi Mud x Delta Judge 41.70
15th EL CUBANASO ch.c.Forceten -- Snooze x Cyane 23.30 (f)

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


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