Jay Jay Gees Miss America Win First in Many Respects, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-16


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Jay Jay Gees Miss America Win First in Many Respects HAWTHORNE, Cicero, HI., June 15. —-When Wood view Stables crack two-year-old filly, Jay Jay Gee, accounted, for Saturdays running of the 5,000 Miss America* Stakes, the homebred daughter of Littletown — Alwick touched off a series o£ "firsts." Not only was it the fillys initial stake success, but it likewise was the first for Wood view, which is owned by Maurice and Edward Ginsberg, the first stake win for jockey John Heckmann and also the first success in an added money event for trainer E. E. Irby. It really was a double "first" for Irby, who in spite of being in racing for over 50 years, actually was saddling his first horse in a stake event. Mrs. Irby came on from the family home at Hot Springs, Ark., to witness the winning performance of. Jay Jay Gee. Jay Jay Gee, who now has won five out of seven engagements, was bred at the Ginsbergs farm at Palatine, 111. The speedy miss, who has won over all types of racing strips, will have her next important engagement in the 5,000 Pollyanna Stakes at Arlington Park on July 3.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1953061601/drf1953061601_4_5
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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800