Sea Charger Colt Wins Blue Ribbon: Champion of Maryland Show Owned by McKinney; Occupy Filly Judged Reserve Award, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-12


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_ « Sea Charger Colt Wins Blue Ribbon Champion of Maryland Show Owned byMcKinney; Occupy Filly Judged Reserve Award PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 11. — A Sea Charger colt owned by Rigan McKin-ney was judged grand champion of the Maryland Horse Breeders Associations 25th annual Yearling Show held here Sunday on the race track. Clarkson Beard, former manager of Greentree Stud and now associated with the Grayson Foundation, judged the four-class show and selected an Occupy filly owned by E. Taylor Chewning as the reserve champion. McKinneys colt gained for his owner a second leg on the Henry £. Straus Memorial Challenge Trophy, which must be won three times for permanent possession. Other Maryland breeders who have twice won the grand championship to gain legs on the Straus Trophy are Chewning and Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. In addition to 00 awards made in each of the four classes, silver plates were presented the owners of each class winner. The awaids were made by Marylands three major tracks Pimlico, Laurel and Bowie and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association. Winners in addition to McKinney and Chewning were Binna Farms Double Eclipse — Rising Temper colt and Mrs. Harry A. Loves Mr. Busher — Huba filly. Binna Farm is owned by W. Snowden Cai*-ter and Louis Pascal. Amateurs Also Participate Another feature offered during the show was an amateur judging class in which the 300 spectators were invited to turn in score cards. The persons coming closest to the judges placings were presented silver cigarette boxes. Winners were E. Valerie Bluhm, an associate editor of Turf and Sport Digest, and Arthur Grahame, Easter i field editor of Outdoor Life Magazine. Miss Bluhm is from Baltimore and Grahame from Rock-ville, Md. Placings in the four classes were as follows: Class 1 — For colts foaled in Maryland, the produce of mares covered in Maryland: Sea Charger — Peregrine, owned by McKinney; Rough n Tumble — Policys Best owned by Howard F. Streaker; Loser Weeper — Tacarogalhad, owned by Chewning; Rough n Tumble — Flying Madcap, owned by Anna W. Bockius, and Loser Weeper — Mermaid, owned by Mrs. Harry Harry A. Love. Class 2 — For colts foaled in Maryland, the produce of mares covered in Maryland: than Maryland: Double Eclipse— Rising Temper, owned by Binna; Mahmoud — Facts of Life, owned by Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt; Saratoga — Passiflora owned by Frank A. Bonsai, and Ambiorix — Speedy Ace, owned by Mrs. Harry A. Love. Class 3 — For fillies foaled in Maryland, the produce mares covered in -Maryland: Occupy — Jeune Fille, owned by Chewning; Beechpark — Heliohorn, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Fendall M. Clagett; Native Dancer — OAlison, owned by McKinney; Beechpark — Paper Girl, owned by the Clagetts and Discovery — Arthurette, owned by Love. Class 4 — For, fillies foaled in Maryland, the produce of mares covered in states other than Maryland: Mr. Busher — Huba, owned by Mrs. Harry A. Love; Count Fleet— Sweet Talk, owned by Vanderbilt; Kingsway H — Catchup, owned by Philip Greenwell; Kitchen Police — Fearless, owned by Disa Howe, and Royal Admiral — Honey Guide, owned by Thomas F. Maher Jr.

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