Chart of the week: Triple dead heat at Arlington, Aug. 1963

On August 19, 1963, Livingston (Oil Capitol), Royal Redress (Princequillo (IRE)), and Mr. S. Chance (Some Chance) scored a triple dead heat for the win in the second race at Arlington Park, a one mile claiming race for horses 4-years-old and up.

This was the seventh triple dead heat for the win in North American history (approx. 19th triple dead heat overall since introduction of the photo finish camera), the first triple dead heat in Illinois history, and the first triple dead heat involving a daily double (Royal Redress’ win paid $95, Livingston paid $43, and Mr. S. Chance paid $24.20).

CHART - Triple dead heat Arlington (CT 1963.08.20)

Chicago Tribune, 08/20/1963

PHOTO - Triple dead heat Arlington (NYT 1963.08.20)

The New York Times, 08/20/1963

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