untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-02


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1 WandS Such wide interest Has been excited in the balloting to rank the 10 greatest race mares in American turf 0W history that it has been decided to throw open the voting to the public. This decision was reached not only glKijf because of the fun involved, particularly since the past performances of the mares are available — but also fcSi eS because the whole subject is a stimulus to thoroughbred racing and breeding. • J CAN YOU RANK / : S5J4#lrf Tner f0 Greatest Race Mares in American Turf History? ?*r?fej¥B, The American Trainers Association, by voting among its members, has ranked the top ten fillies and mares in American turf history. The result of their voting has been accepted by_us as the official ranking. Jg;4 § Jp|p* Can You Match Their Selections? if JsiS? DELAWARE PARK -will give a choice of one of the following awards to every reader of this publication includ- plX/jM — ing Canadian residents who matches the official ranking: SEcJ 5 consecutive years subscription, starting immediately, to the MONTHLY CHART BOOK, or " 3 years regular subscription to DAILY RACING FORM or The MORNING TELEGRAPH via W" ;H*;fiand* 2nd class mail or . C« -; C- 18 months subscription to airmail edition if - necessary of DAILY RACING FORM or The l#andy%¥and3*and MORNING TELEGRAPH. . JandvS WhSJW Remember, to help you make your ranking, there is now printed and immediately available, upon request to frity the Delaware Steeplechase and Race Association, detailed past performances of the fillies and mares listed, *k A: ■ dating back to 1867. • r"-r - - . Every voter may send in. more than one ballot, but each ballot must necessarily be a tear-out ballot from this SvVl publication. After the names of the horses listed, put a number denoting which- mare, in your opinion, is the best, and what ?$ A other nine mares follow in order thereafter. If you have in mind some race mare whose name is not printed, if _ please feel free to write in her name, indicating by number after the name, where you rank her. A11 entries become the property of The Delaware Steeplechase and Race Association. Entries must be postmarked and£?*f not later than Thursday, May 19th. DELAWARE PARKS 1955 RACE MEETING StFSj OPENING SATURDAY, MAY 28th ;l tp- - - will feature |§|| THE DISTAFF BIG THREE Piffll Saturday, June 18— THE DELAWARE OAKS Estimated Gross $ 50,000 #7*rj _ Three-Year-Old Fillies exclusively 8% %-% ~" Saturday, June 25— THE v "new" NEW CASTLE . Estimated Gross $ 35,000 rVX. Fillies and Mares, Three-Year-Olds and Upward * Plj Saturday, July 2 — THE newly-named DELAWARE HANDICAP . . ....... Estimated Gross 50,000 if-/, -fA Fillies and Mares, Three-Year-Olds and Upward , : Ty, Richest Race in the .World for Fillies and Mares. - §?;f PJ " • THE DELAWARE STEEPLECHASE AND RACE ASSOCIATION y$ - Wilmington, Delaware

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