Boeing Donates Porters Mite To Washington State College, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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Boeing Donates Porters Mite To Washington State College CollegeSEATTLE SEATTLE Wash May 14 William E Boeing Seattle industrialist has presented the Hilltop Stables of Washington State College with the stallion Porters Mite MitePorters Porters Mite bred in Kentucky by John Hay Whitney is a bay son of The Porter out of Minima she by Friar Rock Foaled in 1936 Porters Mite was purchased privately and carried Boeings f white and red silks throughout his racing career careerPorters Porters Mite set a worlds record which still stands for a 6 12furlong straight course of 114 it was set under 119 pounds over Belmont Parks Widener Course September 17 1938 in the Cham ¬ pagne Stakes He won the fortyninth run ¬ ning of the world famous Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park leading twoyearold classic of American racing Porters Mite defeated such stars as Johnstown Eight Thirty Third Degree arid Technician TechnicianPorters Porters Mite won 97160 in four years of racing He was retired to the stud in 1941 and has been standing in southern California with three other Boeing stal ¬ lions Devils Thumb Slide Rule and Grim Reaper Porters Mite weighs 1200 pounds and measures 161 hands handsThis This is the second stallion which Boeing has donated to Hilltop Stables Piccolo twice conqueror of Seabiscuit and a proven sire of winners recently was presented to the college

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