Alibhai-Honeymoon Colt Set for Hollywood Debut: Observers Tab Well-Bred Bay For Great Career on Tracks, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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AlibhaiHoneymoon Colt Set for Hollywood Debut DebutObservers Observers Tab WellBred Bay For Great Career on Tracks TracksHOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD PARK Inglewdod Calif May 7 Ready to start his racing career within a short time at Hollywood Park is Honeys Alibi first foal of Harry M Warn ¬ ers great Californiabred mare Honey ¬ moon The Inglewood track will open its 50day meeting Friday May 14 and trainer Joe Dunn is readying the handsome bay son of the stakeswinning star for the rich twoyearold racing program which is al ¬ ways and outstanding feature of Hollypark seasons seasonsBased Based on breeding and looks Honeys Alibi may prove one of the best runners ever owned by Warner whose W L Ranch stable has been one of Californias strong ¬ est for many years yearsSire Sire of Honeys Alibi is the former Louis B Mayer stallion Alibhai who is now syn ¬ dicated in Kentucky for 500000 and whose get have won many of the nations leading stakes races including two 100000 Holly ¬ wood Gold Cups with Solidarity and Coyer Up and the recent Kentucky Derby with Determine DetermineBut But it is primarily because he is the first offspring of the California favorite Honey ¬ moon that Honeys Alibi will have the sen ¬ timental following of many thousands of race fans at Hollypark Among Honey ¬ moons feats were her terrific performances at the Inglewood track in 1946 when as a threeyearold she won five stakes the Golden State Breeders Sequoia and Cin ¬ ema handicaps Hollywood Oaks and The Westerner and was second by a neck to Triplicate in the Hollywood Gold Cup In the Gold Cup she was credited with the same time as the winner 200 unoffi ¬ cially the fastest mile and a quarter ever run by a threeyearold filly fillyHoneymoon Honeymoon is the leading California bred mare of all time in earnings with 387760 Warner bought her from Mayer her breeder in 1947 for 135000 Many observers who have watched Honeys Alibi in training say the colt may be worth that much right now

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