Hastystransit Winning Name in Kentucky Club Contest, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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Hastystransit Winning Name In Kentucky Club Contest CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky.f May 3.— Mrs. Madeline Dorn, a 40-year-old housewife from Pasadena, Calif., is the winner of the fifth annual Kentucky Club Derby Day contest, having submitted, in the judges opinion, the best name for a two-year-old colt by Count Fleet — Gay Rhythm which was offered as top prize in the tobacco companys competition. Mrs. Dorns winning name: Hasty transit. She was awarded possession of the colt in a ceremony here Friday. In addition to winning the colt, she was given two box seats for the Derby, ,000 in cash, and training expenses paid in advance until July 1. Mrs. Dorn said she will keep Hastytransit and race him this year in California. Willie Knapp, who rode Exterminator to victory in the 1918 Derby, rode the contest colt to the winners circle for presentation to Mrs. Dorn.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1958050501/drf1958050501_16_2
Local Identifier: drf1958050501_16_2
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800