Triple Crown
of 1998
1997 1999

May 2, 1998 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02 1/5 track fast$700,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stREAL QUIET b.c.Quiet American -- Really Blue x Believe It 8.40
2ndVICTORY GALLOP b.c.Cryptoclearance -- Victorious Lil x Vice Regent 14.60
3rdINDIAN CHARLIE b.c.In Excess -- Soviet Sojourn x Leo Castelli 2.70 (fav)
4th HALORY HUNTER ch.c.Jade Hunter -- Halory x Halo 6.60
5th CAPE TOWN b.c.Seeking the Gold -- Seaside Attraction x Seattle Slew 4.60
6th PARADE GROUND b.c.Kingmambo -- Battle Creek Girl x His Majesty 22.30
7th HANUMAN HIGHWAY (IRE) b.g. Alzao -- Cherry Ridge x Riva Ridge 22.05
8th FAVORITE TRICK br.c. Phone Trick -- Evil Elaine x Medieval Man 4.40
9th NATIONALORE br.g. Video Ranger -- Romantic Jet x Tri Jet 109.60
10th OLD TRIESTE ch.c.A.P. Indy -- Lovlier Linda x Vigors 32.10
11th CHILITO br.c. Strawberry Road -- Cosmic Tiger x Tim the Tiger 34.80
12th ROBINWOULD br.c. Robin des Pins -- Miss Arion x Damascus 69.80 (f)
13th ARTAX br.c. Marquetry -- Raging Apalachee x Apalachee 11.50
14th ROCK AND ROLL ch.c.Cure the Blues -- Secret's Halo x Halo 50.60
15th BASIC TRAINEE b.g. Majestic Light -- Acquire x Spectacular Bid 69.80 (f)

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


May 16, 1998 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:54 4/5 track fast$650,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stREAL QUIET b.c.Quiet American -- Really Blue x Believe It 2.50
2ndVICTORY GALLOP b.c.Cryptoclearance -- Victorious Lil x Vice Regent 2.00 (fav)
3rdCLASSIC CAT ch.c.Mountain Cat -- Sahsie x Forli 12.30
4th HOT WELLS br.g. Go and Go -- Rekindling x Affirmed 25.20
5th BLACK CASH b.c.Deposit Ticket -- Sooni x Buckpasser 7.10
6th SPARTAN CAT b.g. Mountain Cat -- Spa Romance x Saratoga Six 98.80
7th BAQUERO ch.c.Forty Niner -- Fit for a Queen x Fit to Fight 14.60
8th BASIC TRAINEE b.g. Majestic Light -- Acquire x Spectacular Bid 63.80
9th CAPE TOWN b.c.Seeking the Gold -- Seaside Attraction x Seattle Slew 2.90
10th SILVER'S PROSPECT b.c.Silver Ending -- Gold N Game x Gold Crest 98.00

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


June 6, 1998 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:29.16 track fast$600,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stVICTORY GALLOP b.c.Cryptoclearance -- Victorious Lil x Vice Regent 4.50
2ndREAL QUIET b.c.Quiet American -- Really Blue x Believe It 0.80 (fav)
3rdTHOMAS JO gr.g. Strong Performance -- Advancette x Iron Constitution 28.50
4th PARADE GROUND b.c.Kingmambo -- Battle Creek Girl x His Majesty 20.40
5th RAFFIE'S MAJESTY br.c. Cormorant -- Raffinierte x Surumu 13.90
6th CHILITO br.c. Strawberry Road -- Cosmic Tiger x Tim the Tiger 85.75
7th GRAND SLAM ch.c.Gone West -- Bright Candles x El Gran Senor 7.20
8th CLASSIC CAT ch.c.Mountain Cat -- Sahsie x Forli 10.40
9th LIMIT OUT b.c.Northern Flagship -- Lucky Delight x Miswaki 20.90
10th YARROW BRAE ch.c.Deputy Minister -- Bally Five x Miswaki 32.25
11th BASIC TRAINEE b.g. Majestic Light -- Acquire x Spectacular Bid 113.25

MARGINS: nose - 6 - 1 1/4


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