Triple Crown
of 1996
1995 1997

May 4, 1996 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:01 track fast$869,800 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stGRINDSTONE br.c. Unbridled -- Buzz My Bell x Drone 5.90 (x)
2ndCAVONNIER br.g. Batonnier -- Direwarning x Caveat 5.60 (c)
3rdPRINCE OF THIEVES ch.c.Hansel -- Fall Aspen x Pretense 7.00
4th HALO SUNSHINE br.c. Halo -- Storm and Sunshine x Star de Naskra 28.90
5th UNBRIDLED'S SONG gr.c. Unbridled -- Trolley Song x Caro 3.50 (fav)
6th EDITOR'S NOTE ch.c.Forty Niner -- Beware of the Cat x Caveat 5.90 (x)
7th BLOW OUT b.c.Marfa -- African Music x Stop the Music 10.80 (f)
8th ALYROB b.g. Alysheba -- French Muff x Roberto 7.20
9th DILIGENCE gr.c. Miswaki -- Honeytab x Al Hattab 13.10 (b)
10th VICTORY SPEECH br.c. Deputy Minister -- Ida's Image x Alydar 24.80 (a)
11th CORKER ch.c.Festin -- Bottle Top x Topsider 10.80 (f)
12th SKIP AWAY gr.c. Skip Trial -- Ingot Way x Diplomat Way 7.70
13th ZARB'S MAGIC ch.g. Zarbyev -- U. Run x Run the Gantlet 25.70
14th SEMORAN b.c.Phone Trick -- Silk Brocade x The Minstrel 5.60 (c)
15th IN CONTENTION br.c. Devil's Bag -- Chosen Lady x Secretariat 19.80
16th LOUIS QUATORZE br.c. Sovereign Dancer -- On to Royalty x On to Glory 13.10 (b)
17th MATTY G br.c. Capote -- Star Gem x Pia Star 10.80 (f)
18th HONOUR AND GLORY br.c. Relaunch -- Fair to All x Al Nasr 24.80 (a)
19th BUILT FOR PLEASURE b.c.Homebuilder -- Littlebitapleasure x I'ma Hell Raiser 10.80 (f)

MARGINS: nose - 3 1/2 - neck


May 18, 1996 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:53 2/5 track fast$458,120 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stLOUIS QUATORZE br.c. Sovereign Dancer -- On to Royalty x On to Glory 8.50
2ndSKIP AWAY gr.c. Skip Trial -- Ingot Way x Diplomat Way 3.30
3rdEDITOR'S NOTE ch.c.Forty Niner -- Beware of the Cat x Caveat 6.50
4th CAVONNIER br.g. Batonnier -- Direwarning x Caveat 1.70
5th VICTORY SPEECH br.c. Deputy Minister -- Ida's Image x Alydar 40.60
6th IN CONTENTION br.c. Devil's Bag -- Chosen Lady x Secretariat 19.00
7th PRINCE OF THIEVES ch.c.Hansel -- Fall Aspen x Pretense 4.00
8th ALLIED FORCES ch.c.Miswaki -- Mangala x Sharpen Up 20.10
9th SECRETO DE ESTADO b.g. General Assembly -- Marchpane x Go Marching 103.10
10th TOUR'S BIG RED ch.c.Tour D'or -- Rose Rasha x Super Concorde 48.40
11th MIXED COUNT ch.g. Polish Numbers -- Her Decision x Judger 99.30
12th FEATHER BOX b.c.Cherokee Colony -- Center Box x Run the Gantlet 49.60

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


June 8, 1996 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:28 4/5 track fast$437,880 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stEDITOR'S NOTE ch.c.Forty Niner -- Beware of the Cat x Caveat 5.80
2ndSKIP AWAY gr.c. Skip Trial -- Ingot Way x Diplomat Way 8.00
3rdMY FLAG ch.f. Easy Goer -- Personal Ensign x Private Account 7.70
4th LOUIS QUATORZE br.c. Sovereign Dancer -- On to Royalty x On to Glory 6.10 (a)
5th PRINCE OF THIEVES ch.c.Hansel -- Fall Aspen x Pretense 6.60
6th ROCKET FLASH b.g. Cox's Ridge -- Talltalelady x Naskra 41.50 (f)
7th NATURAL SELECTION br.c. Slew City Slew -- Missadoon x Matsadoon 22.50
8th JAMIES FIRST PUNCH b.g. Fit to Fight -- Stedes Wonder x Native Royalty 5.90
9th IN CONTENTION br.c. Devil's Bag -- Chosen Lady x Secretariat 36.00
10th TRAFFIC CIRCLE br.c. Cahill Road -- With Penny's Luck x What Luck 41.50 (f)
11th SARATOGA DANDY ch.g. Saratoga Six -- Dame Ivor x Sir Ivor 6.10 (a)
12th APPEALING SKIER b.c.Baldski -- Jealous Appeal x Valid Appeal 37.50
DNF SOUTH SALEM b.c.Salem Drive -- Azzurrina x Knightly Manner 37.00
DNF CAVONNIER br.g. Batonnier -- Direwarning x Caveat 3.00 (fav)

MARGINS: 1 - 4 - 6


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