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STALLION DIRI I ; , " v 1 FULL BROTHER TO ASSAULT 1954 foal by Bold Venture-Igual, thus a full brother to the 1946 Triple Crown winner. Assault, is seen with his dam at the King Ranch Farm. CTORY and FARM REGISTER ate Date, Lillian Uhl Produce uality Foals at Ad van ced A ge FormerWas23WhenSheHad Beau Busher and Latter, 79 When She Foaled Lillal EXINGTON, Ky., June 5. Just what uence the age of a mare has on the ility of her offspring has often been a stion for debate and, as in the case of ny matters pertinent to thoroughbred eding, remains unresolved to the satis-tion of many. The number of matrons 0 have produced top quality foals at an anced age is too great to recount here, rrently, however, there are two such res in the limelight, in Phillip Connors triarch Late Date, and Thomas Piatts ian Uhl. Late Date is the dam among ers of War Date and is currently repre-ted in racing by Beau Busher, by Mr. sher, who distinguished himself in two-r-old races in California this season. According to our confrere J. J. Murphy, is now in Chicago under the tutelage of D. "Pinky" Grimes to test his mettle linst top youngsters assembled there. .e Date was 23 when she foaled Beau sher. She is by Hourless Herd Girl, allian Uhl is now 22 and her four-year-daughter Lillal, by Alorter accounted the 0,000 Colonial Handicap at Gar- 1 State on Memorial Day while racing Warner L. Jones, Jr. Piatt was elated :r the success of the filly whom he sold Jones in Chicago last year. Lillal has I a rather interesting career while be-; lightly raced due to a series" of injuries, e won her first race as a two-year-old I followed up that effort by finishing rd to Bubbley and Biddy Jane in the butante at Churchill Downs. These two es constituted her twp-ryear-old cam-gn. At three she finished second and n in allowance races at Washington rk and was then sold to Jones. Her next rt was in the Misty Isle Handicap in ich she finished second to Arab Actress b she injured a foot in that race and did b start again last year. aten Head by FuIyous jillals first start this year was at urchill Downs where she was only a id back of Fulvous and she was beaten similar distance in her next outing at rden State by Huntsville. Then came : success in the Colonial and Jones was it" on her purchase. In eight starts her three years on the track Lillal has ver finished farther back than third, aning three, second four times and third ce. Piatts elation over the success of i filly recalled to us that he has never awn any regret that he received only 0 for Alsab in the sales ring and he could found traveling anywhere in the country see Alsab race for Al Sabbath. Piatt jn admits that he became so engrossed the match race at Belmont between sab and Requested that he forgot to click 3 stop watch at the end of the race. Piatt has never wavered in his belief in e superiority of American bloodlines and was quick to recite the pedigree of Hal. She is by Alorter Lillian Uhl, by inard Twig, by Pennant Stickling, by oomstick with the next dam by Ham-rg. The only foreign name in this pedi-ee is Epinard. He also pointed out that other horse bred by him finished third the Brandywine Handicap at Delaware trk on Memorial Day. This was Better jods who .is listed as a ridgling by Good jods Dustaway, by Whisk Broom n. jod Goods, of course, was also the sire of sab. Lillals sire Alorter is among the illioris at Piatts Brookdale Farm and he ints out that of Alorters five two-year- olds who started last year, three were winners, one was second and the other finished fourth in New York. Incidentally, Piatts grandfather who was born in 1815 and died in his 84th year, handed down the site of Brookdale Farm and Piatt has lived there for 55 years.