Triple Crown
of 2009
2008 2010

May 2, 2009 KENTUCKY DERBY1 1/4 miles
Time: 2:02.66 track sloppy$1,417,200 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stMINE THAT BIRD b.g. Birdstone -- Mining My Own x Smart Strike50.60
2ndPIONEEROF THE NILE br.c. Empire Maker -- Star of Goshen x Lord At War (ARG)6.30
3rdMUSKET MAN br.c. Yonaguska -- Fortuesque x Fortunate Prospect 19.00
4th PAPA CLEM b.c.Smart Strike -- Miss Houdini x Belong to Me12.20
5th CHOCOLATE CANDY b.c.Candy Ride (ARG) -- Crownette x Seattle Slew 10.00
6th SUMMER BIRD ch.c.Birdstone -- Hong Kong Squall x Summer Squall 43.60
7th JOIN IN THE DANCE br.c. Sky Mesa -- Dance Darling x Devil's Bag 51.40
8th REGAL RANSOM br.c. Distorted Humor -- Kelli's Ransom x Red Ransom 22.60
9th WEST SIDE BERNIE br.c. Yonaguska -- Time Honored x Gilded Time32.40
10th GENERAL QUARTERS gr.c. Sky Mesa -- Ecology x Unbridled's Song 10.30
11th DUNKIRK gr.c. Unbridled's Song -- Secret Status x A.P. Indy 5.20
12th HOLD ME BACK br.c. Giant's Causeway -- Restraint x Unbridled's Song 12.70
13th ADVICE br.g. Chapel Royal -- Word o' Wisdom x Hennessy 49.00
14th DESERT PARTY b.c.Street Cry (IRE) -- Sage Cat x Tabasco Cat14.80
15th MR. HOT STUFF br.c. Tiznow -- Sweet Damsel x Turkoman 28.40
16th ATOMIC RAIN b.g. Smart Strike -- Paradise Pond x Cox's Ridge 55.20
17th NOWHERE TO HIDE b.g. Vindication -- Stirring x Seeking the Gold 45.50
18th FRIESAN FIRE b.c.A.P. Indy -- Bollinger (AUS) x Dehere 3.80 (fav)
19th FLYING PRIVATE b.c.Fusaichi Pegasus -- Beautiful Treasure x Unbridled 46.60

MARGINS: 6 3/4 - nose - head


May 16, 2009 PREAKNESS STAKES1 3/16 miles
Time: 1:55:08 track fast$660,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stRACHEL ALEXANDRA b.f. Medaglia d'Oro -- Lotta Kim x Roar1.80 (fav)
2ndMINE THAT BIRD b.g. Birdstone -- Mining My Own x Smart Strike6.60
3rdMUSKET MAN br.c. Yonaguska -- Fortuesque x Fortunate Prospect 11.10
4th FLYING PRIVATE b.c.Fusaichi Pegasus -- Beautiful Treasure x Unbridled 25.40
5th BIG DRAMA br.c. Montbrook -- Riveting Drama x Notebook 10.40
6th PAPA CLEM b.c.Smart Strike -- Miss Houdini x Belong to Me14.10
7th TERRAIN ch.g. Sky Mesa -- Minery x Forty Niner 25.80
8th LUV GOV b.g. Ten Most Wanted -- City of Silver x Nepal24.10
9th GENERAL QUARTERS gr.c. Sky Mesa -- Ecology x Unbridled's Song 16.30
10th FRIESAN FIRE b.c.A.P. Indy -- Bollinger (AUS) x Dehere 9.00
11th PIONEEROF THE NILE br.c. Empire Maker -- Star of Goshen x Lord At War (ARG)6.10
12th TONE IT DOWN br.c. Medaglia d'Oro -- Chattin x Rollicking23.90
13th TAKE THE POINTS gr.c. Even the Score -- Ginger Ginger x Fred Astaire18.00

MARGINS: 1 - 1/2 - 2 1/2


June 6, 2009 BELMONT STAKES1 1/2 miles
Time: 2:27.54 track fast$600,000 to winner
runner desc pedigree odds
1stSUMMER BIRD ch.c.Birdstone -- Hong Kong Squall x Summer Squall 11.90
2ndDUNKIRK gr.c. Unbridled's Song -- Secret Status x A.P. Indy 4.60
3rdMINE THAT BIRD b.g. Birdstone -- Mining My Own x Smart Strike1.25 (fav)
4th CHARITABLE MAN br.c. Lemon Drop Kid -- Charitabledonation x Saint Ballado 4.60
5th LUV GOV b.g. Ten Most Wanted -- City of Silver x Nepal22.40
6th FLYING PRIVATE b.c.Fusaichi Pegasus -- Beautiful Treasure x Unbridled 17.30
7th BRAVE VICTORY b.c.Lion Heart -- I'm In Celebration x Copelan27.50
8th MR. HOT STUFF br.c. Tiznow -- Sweet Damsel x Turkoman 22.60
9th CHOCOLATE CANDY b.c.Candy Ride (ARG) -- Crownette x Seattle Slew 9.50
10th MINER'S ESCAPE b.g. Mineshaft -- Spy Novel x Broad Brush 22.00

MARGINS: 2 3/4 - neck - 3 3/4


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