Lea Lane Shows Splendid Speed in Homewood Move: Drills Five-Eighths in 1:00 2/5 in Prep for Miss America Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-08


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Lea Lane Shows Splendid Speed in Homewood Move Drills Five-Eighths in 1 :002s In Prep for Miss America Stakes LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, 111., June 7. The Lincoln Fields track was in a considerably improved condition and officially labeled slow during training hours this morning. Horses could hear their feet rattle, and they kicked up some dust as they engaged in their morning trials. The work tab compiled by the dockers was considerably longer than had been the case the previous few days. Among those who were brought out were several two-year-old fillies who are candidates for next Saturdays Miss America Stakes. They included H. H. Mundys Bob-elle, Howard Jones Careful Devil, and Thomas Piatts Lady Alorter. Bobelle and Careful Devil both breezed five-eighths in 1:09. Lady Alorter, who is entered for Tuesdays Belle of America Purse, stepped three-eights in :37. However, it was Lady Alorters stable-mate, Lea Lane, who again stole the spotlight Sunday, although it was turned towards Washington Park, 12 miles away, where trainer Price Sallee put Charlton Clays sensational filly through a Miss America prep. The daughter of Nasrullah Lea Lark, spectacular winner of her only start here on May 27, stepped five-eighths, the Miss America distance, in 1:00 over a slow track. She was unaccompanied in her good move. Clifford Mooers Serry, another Miss America candidate, breezed a half in :53 at Washington Park. The track was good this morning when David Marks Miss America nominee, Maid of Cotton, breezed five-eighths from the gate in 1:05. Mrs. H. J. Damms four-year-old filly, Arab Actress, breezed three-quarters in 1:14. "A willing worker. Arab Acrtess turned in her usual good move," reported qlocker Johnnie Beech.

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