Miss America May Have Split Running: Twenty-Five of Original 32 Nominees Still Regarded as Potential Week-End Starters, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-04


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— 4 Miss America May Have Split Running Twenty-Five of Original 32 Nominees Still Regarded as Potential Week-End Starters HAWTHORNE, Cicero, 111., June 3.— With approximately 25 of the original 32 nominees still regarded as potential starters, Lincoln Fields two-year-old filly stakes, the Miss America, may be run in two divisions for its fourth renewal here at Hawthorne nexj; Saturday. If as many as 20 are named through the entry box Friday morning it appears almost certain the race will be split. The 0,000 Miss America, at five furlongs for membeis of the distaff side, is an off-shoot from the Joliet Stakes, for which both sexes were eligible until 1948, when the Joliet was restricted to colts and geldings, and the new Miss America for fillies, was inaugurated. In earlier runnings the Joliet was won by such outstanding fillies as Anita Peabody, Belle of America, Capture and Blue Delight. One of the interesting sidelights of next Saturdays renewal of • the Miss America will be jockey Kenney Churchs try fora third consecutive victory in this important filly race. Church rode the 1950 and 1951 winners, Juliets Nurse and Princess Lygia, respectively. On the fifth running next week-end the young Canadian-born rider will have the mount on Mrs. Herbert Herffs Mimi Mine. The daughter of Alsab — Ginger W. is expected to be one of the publics choices, despite the prestige of J. B. Collins Biddy Jane, and Mrs. E. E. D. Shaffers Sweet Patootie. Mimi Mine was a ,500 purchase at the yearling sales. Two or Three Couplings Likely There may be two or three couplings in the Miss America on Saturday. W. U. "Snooks" Ridenour is seriously considering entering F. L. Flanders two homebreds, Smart Cookie and Burma Girl. Trainer Elmer Kalensky has two for B. W. Landy, I Vibrate and The Baroness, the latter an own sister to Stop Gap, by Whirlaway — Still Blue, by Blue Larkspur, and like that good colt, a product of Calumet Farm. The Baroness went through the yearling sales ring last summer and was purchased by Kalensky for Landys account for ,300. Another possible two-horse entry is that of Clifford Mooers with his homebred Gifted Gal, a daughter of Apache — Dolly Zac, and Orofino. The latter, by the Italian sire, Vezzano, out of Aristocracy, was purchased from Mereworth Farm for ,000. Besides those named above, here are the fillies still on the list of potential starters for the Miss America: Mrs. Lora Birrs Belle Revoke, H. G. Bockmans Sweet Mural, Brumfield Brothers Happy Deb, S. I. Crews Celtic Play, Mrs. H. J. Damms Arab Actress. D. M. Davis Admirals Wave, Mrs. O. S.Demings Stephens Girl, Mrs. Emil Denemarks Thoughtfully, Fairway Farms Good Call, Clifford Luskys Tuonine, Mrs. Elizabeth Mucklers Grecia, Mrs. T. M.-Pruetts Vezlark, J. F. Smith and Dan Howells Sirtenayr, W. O. Smiths Barbara L., Carmody Vanscoys Burnt Look, Sam E. Wilson, Jr.s Quick Answer. Following are the nominations: Belle Revoke, Sweet Mural, Happy Deb, Biddy Jane, Celtic Play, Arab Actress, Admirals Wave, Stephens Girl, Thoughtfully, Honey Please, Sly Wink, Good Call, Smart Cookie, Burma Girl, Chicken Sadie, Mimi Mine, Mandys First, Vibrate, The Baroness, Tuonine, Gifted Gal, Orofino, Grecia, Vezlark, Rhinestone, Sweet Patootie, Sirtenayr, Barbara L., Burnt Look, Quick Answer.

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