Triple Crown
of 1989
1988 1990

May 6, 1989 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:05 track muddy$574,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSUNDAY SILENCE bk.c. Halo -- Wishing Well x Understanding 3.10
2ndEASY GOER ch.c.Alydar -- Relaxing x Buckpasser 0.80 (b) (fav)
3rdAWE INSPIRING b.c.Slew O' Gold -- Highest Regard x Gallant Romeo 0.80 (b) (fav)
4th DANSIL b.c.Silver Hawk -- Upper Dancer x Upper Nile 27.00
5th HAWKSTER br.c. Silver Hawk -- Strait Lane x Chieftain 67.20
6th NORTHERN WOLF gr.c. Wolf Power -- Glenorthern x Northern Fling 47.90 (f)
7th IRISH ACTOR b.c.Bold Forbes -- Single Set x Stage Door Johnny 46.10
8th HOUSTON b.c.Seattle Slew -- Smart Angle x Quadrangle 5.50 (a)
9th TRIPLE BUCK b.c.Sunny's Halo -- Sleep On It x Buckpasser 65.80
10th SHY TOM ch.c.Blushing Groom -- Island Kitty x Hawaii 5.50 (a)
11th WIND SPLITTER br.g. Cut Throat -- Dilly Dilly x Knightly Sport 47.90 (f)
12th FLYING CONTINENTAL ch.c.Flying Paster -- Continental Girl x Transworld 84.30
13th CLEVER TREVOR br.g. Slewacide -- Little Mary Beans x Twice Bold 52.60
14th FAULTLESS ENSIGN gr.c. Blue Ensign -- Faultless Too x Tudor Grey 74.90
15th WESTERN PLAYBOY ch.c.Play Fellow -- Westward Hope x Daniel Boone 9.50

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


May 20, 1989 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:52 4/5 track fast$438,230 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSUNDAY SILENCE bk.c. Halo -- Wishing Well x Understanding 2.10
2ndEASY GOER ch.c.Alydar -- Relaxing x Buckpasser 0.60 (fav)
3rdROCK POINT b.c.Believe It -- Morning Watch x Hoist the Flag 22.80
4th DANSIL b.c.Silver Hawk -- Upper Dancer x Upper Nile 28.30
5th HAWKSTER br.c. Silver Hawk -- Strait Lane x Chieftain 53.60
6th HOUSTON b.c.Seattle Slew -- Smart Angle x Quadrangle 5.40
7th PULVERIZING b.c.Well Decorated -- Phenomenal x Explodent 70.00
8th NORTHERN WOLF gr.c. Wolf Power -- Glenorthern x Northern Fling 33.70

MARGINS: nose - 5 - 2


June 10, 1989 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:26 track fast$413,520 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stEASY GOER ch.c.Alydar -- Relaxing x Buckpasser 1.60 (a)
2ndSUNDAY SILENCE bk.c. Halo -- Wishing Well x Understanding 0.90 (fav)
3rdLE VOYAGEUR b.c.Seattle Slew -- Davona Dale x Best Turn 29.50
4th AWE INSPIRING b.c.Slew O' Gold -- Highest Regard x Gallant Romeo 1.60 (a)
5th HAWKSTER br.c. Silver Hawk -- Strait Lane x Chieftain 34.50
6th ROCK POINT b.c.Believe It -- Morning Watch x Hoist the Flag 22.20
7th IMBIBE b.g. Temperence Hill -- Palestina x No Robbery 6.10
8th IRISH ACTOR b.c.Bold Forbes -- Single Set x Stage Door Johnny 30.90
9th TRIPLE BUCK b.c.Sunny's Halo -- Sleep On It x Buckpasser 29.20
10th FIRE MAKER b.c.Fire Dancer -- Quick Native x Raise A Native 50.30

MARGINS: 8 - 1 - 12


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