beautiful Triple Lady, si 100, was a palomino mare by
the legendary Three Bars out of
Clabber's Lady V (by Clabber). Frank Vessels, of Los Alamitos, bred
and owned Triple Lady.
California mare was fast. Very fast. She also earned a significant
honors on the racetrack and later as a broodmare. She was a
foundation mare for the Vessels family -- and for Quarter Horse
Triple Lady, si 100,
raced 36 times between 1958 and 1961. Her outstanding record shows
12 wins, 12 seconds, and 3 thirds. This formidable mare ran her last
race in foal to Go Man Go.
Triple Lady won a
dozen races, 6 of them stakes races: Juvenile Championship, Monita
Stakes, Autumn Championship, Memorial Day Handicap, Hard Twist
Stakes, and Go Man Go Handicap. She finished 2nd in another 12 races
(eight of those 2nds in stakes competition): Bay Shore Juvenile
Stakes, Pacific Coast QHRA Derby, Pomona Championship, Clabbertown G
Handicap, Josie's Bar Handicap,
Los Alamitos Invitational, Au Revoir
Stakes, and Autumn Championship. Triple Lady had 3 thirds, including
two 3rd place finishes in the Hard Twist Stakes and the Miss
TRIPLE LADY earned $61,902 for her
efforts. In 1959, She was named AQHA Racing Champion Mare
and AQHA Racing Champion Three-Year-Old Filly. The
following year, Triple Lady earned AQHA Racing Champion Mare
Vessels' GOLDEN Triple Lady
has 5 foals of record, 5 to start, 4 winners, 5 ROM, including:
DUPLICATE COPY, si 100 (by
Go Man Go), $81,056, Racing
Champion Stallion,1966, Racing Champion Aged
Stallion, 1966, Racing Champion Stallion,
1967, Racing Champion Aged Stallion, 1967.
Duplicate Copy had 41 starts, 15 wins (9 stakes wins), 7
seconds, 7 thirds, including: Lincolns Birthday Stakes, Shue Fly
Stakes, Pomona Championship, Go Man Go Handicap, Miss Prince
Invitational H., Desert Hot Springs, Clabbertown G Handicap, Go
Man Go Handicap, Autumn Championship, 2nd Pebble Beach, Express
Stakes, Clabbertown G Handicap, Hard Twist Stakes, Chicago V
Handicap, Vandy's Flash H., 3rd Josie's Bar Handicap, Barbra B
Handicap, Josie's Bar H., Autumn Championship, Express Stakes.
Duplicate Copy set a ntr SAC 350 yards, 17.350.
Mad Millie, si 90 (by Go
Man Go), 5 wins, $12,588, 2nd Pomona Futurity.
Have A Go, si 95 (by Go Man Go), 4
Parents Plan, si 95 (by Go Man
Go), 2 wins, $1,548.
Hunch Bet, si 85 (by Anchor Watch
Racing Champion and Champion
Dam Triple Lady is the 5th dam of
Rare News. Her progeny, through Duplicate Copy and her producing
daughters, is rich in speed, production and class.
Triple Lady with Duplicate Copy as a colt (courtesy Vessels Stallion
photo from 1950s
Quarter Horse Journal.