TRIPLE CROWN – THE PHILIPPINE VERSION
Fair and Square (1981), Skywalker (1983), Time Master (1987), Magic Showtime (1988), Sun Dancer (1989), Strong Material (1996), Real Top (1997) and the last to be the champion was Silver Story (2001).
There were four different scenarios in the history of the Philippine version of the Triple Crown.
HORSES(s) WHICH WON IN THE FIRST TWO LEGS BUT FAILED IN THE LAST LEG OF THE TRIPLE CROWN
1978 NATIVE GIFT (Elias Ordiales, Peping Cojuangco) lost to stable mate Majority Rule (Galang)
1984 VIXEN ( Eduardo Jr, Yulo Stable ) lost to Red Marshall (ES Aguila)
1992 FAMILY AFFAIR ( MF Daquis, Rolly Rojas) lost to stable mate I HAVE WINGS (JD Camu)
1995 FIGHT WITH HONOR (MF Daquis, Rolly Rojas) lost to Good Provision (LB Guce, Elias Chua)
2003 WEST BOUND (1st leg JB Hernandez, 2nd leg JT Zarate, C & H Ent) lost to Success Story (JB Hernandez). JB Hernandez was coming from a suspension.
2007 IBARRA (AB Alcasid, Benhur Abalos) won in the 1st and 2nd leg BUT did not participated in the 3rd leg (due to bone chip injury) and was won by ES TWENTY SIX (DH Borbe, Nery Sunga)
HORSE(s) WHICH WON IN THE 1ST AND LAST LEG BUT FAILED IN THE SECOND LEG
1982 – 1st leg PARIS MATCH (ES Aguila, Aristeo Puyat) 2nd leg SOLVANG (RA Agustin) and 3rd leg PARIS MATCH (ES Aguila)
1986 – 1st leg FRENCH AFFAIR (RC Basco, Aristeo Puyat) 2nd leg ROYAL FEAST (FR G Fernando) and 3rd leg FRENCH AFFAIR ( ES Aguila )
1994 – 1st leg MUSHI MUSHI (RP Gil) 2nd leg DINO’S DREAM ( ES Aguila) and 3rd leg MUSHI MUSHI ( RP Gil)
HORSE(s) WHICH FAILED IN THE 1ST LEG BUT WON IN THE 2ND AND 3RD LEG
1990 – 1st leg RECKLESS LOVER (JR Macaraig), 2nd leg GRAND PARTY (NK Calingasan, Andrew Sanchez) and 3rd leg GRAND PARTY (NK Calingasan).
2004 – 1st leg COVER GIRL (JB Hernandez), 2nd leg leg EMPIRE KING (JM Ladiana) and 3rd leg EMPIRE KING (JM Ladiana, DC Lee).
THREE DIFFERENT WINNERS
1979 – 1st leg CARMAKER (Dharry Ladiana), 2nd Leg VICTORIOUS (Eduardo Jr) and 3rd leg HONOR ROLL (Galang)
1980 – 1st leg MADE (Galang), 2nd leg LUMINARY (Valencia) and 3rd leg ORCHID SPRAY (Pablito Guce)
1985 – 1st leg MASADA (ES Aguila), 2nd leg ROUND TRIP (FR G Fernando) and 3rd leg JJ’S LYRIC (Je C Guce)
1991 – 1st leg MATRIARCH (Je C Guce) 2nd leg GENERALISSIMO ( Mf Daquis) and 3rd leg TIME AFTER TIME (JR Macaraig )
1993 – 1st leg RES JUDICATA (LB Guce) 2nd leg LATIN DANCER (RP Gil) and 3rd leg WIND DANCER (LB Guce)
1997 – 1st leg HOMBRE (RP Gil) 2nd leg SAPUL (MS Recosana) and 3rd leg METRONOME (MF Daquis)
1999 – 1st leg SULTANA (FM Raquel) 2nd leg HOBBY (RB Guce) and 3rd leg MIGHT AND POWER (JR Macaraig)
2000 – 1st leg MATERIALES FUERTES (JT Zarate, Andoks) 2nd leg PHENOMENAL (VM Camanero) and 3rd leg WIND BLOWN (DH Borbe Jr, L Javier.)
2002 – 1st leg GOLDEN BALLET (JB Hernandez), 2nd leg HALO EFFECT (JM Ladiana) and 3rd leg MAGICAL MARK (Val Dilema)
2005 – 1st leg SPEED ADVANTAGE (FM Raquel) 2nd leg THYWILLBEDONE (ES Aguila) and 3rd leg REAL SPICY (AB Alcasid Jr)
2006 – 1st leg DON EXEQUIEL (RC Baldonido) 2nd leg SPECIAL EDITION (DH Borbe Jr) and 3rd leg MR. VICTORY (FM Raquel Jr.)