Miss America Draws 45 Nominees: Lea Lane Tops List for Saturday Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-07


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Miss America Draws 45 Nominees . ; m m m m Lea Lane Tops List For Saturday Stake Roman Boat, Also Winner First Out and 9,000 Yearling Buy, in Group LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, HI., June 5. The Miss America Stakes, which in past runnings has pointed out some of the lead- . ihg contenders for championship honors in the two-year-old filly division, is the headline attraction next Saturday at Lincoln Fields. The 45 nominess include several top developments of the early season and, of course, an undetermined number of juvenile j fillies who may be in the thick of contention for divisional honors before the season is over. As anticipated, trainer J. Price Sallee has nominated Charlton Clays brilliant Lea Lane, who made her spectacular debut at this track on May 27, when, as the only filly in the race, she romped home by eight lengths in front of seven colts in near track record time. Sharing the limelight of the Miss America with this sensational daughter of Nas-rullah Lea Lark is Duntreath Farms Roman Boat, like Lea Lane, an easy winner of her first start made at Churchill Downs on May 15. Roman Boat became the second highest priced auction yearling filly in American history when Perne L. Grissom,- of Detroit, made the successful bid of 9,000 for her at the Keeneland sales last summer. Only six -yearlings have sold at higher prices at auction, five of them colts, the lone filly being Twilight Tears sister, Perfection, for him C. S. Jones, of California, paid 0,000 . in 1951. Daughter of Roman Out of Boat The appropriately named Roman Boat is a bay daughter of Roman, out of Boat, by Man o War. Her dam, Boat, has produced five stakes winners,- including Rampart, Noble Hero, Greek Ship, Sky Ship, and Ria Rica. The filly was trained for her debut by Pete Williams, manager of Grissoms Duntreath Farm at Lexington, Ky. Fred W. Hooper, with four nominations, was the largest subscriber to the five-furlong Miss America, which carries 5,000 in added money. Hooper named his stakes winning filly, Fierce, also Miss Alabama, Miss Olympia, and Olympia Lou. The latter breezed over the heavy track -here this morning, a half mile in :54. The powerful Hasty House Farm of Allie and Billie Reuben nominated three fillies, Alspal, Cheerful Miss, and Miss Energy. In the Miss America last year their Queen Hopeful finished second to the Illinois-bred Jay Jay Gee. Other subscribers with three nominess each are Howard A. Jones with Natchene, Careful Devil and Lulu Lil; G and G Stable with Timely-Sue, Sweet Susie and Biddy Sue, the latter a sister to the 1952 Miss America winner, Biddie Jane. Additional nominess include : Future Romance Emil Denemark, Mauverneen R. C. Austin, Sweet Josie and Winter Love Milton Resseguet , Patill William Pohn , Maid of Cotton David Marks , Bobelle H. H. Mundy, Next Option Locust Lawn Farm, Joan E. L., and Mrs. Mark Mark Leach, Countess Anita Hill n Dale Farm, Thy Delight N. De Las Casas, Star Page Jake Lowenstein, Lady Alorter Tom Piatt , Serry Clifford Mooers , Lass of the Fleet Jack W. Denis, Miss Gwendolyn P. G. Johnson , Sleepy Norma S. A. Alexander, Dotty Redbird A. M. Creech , Blue Vezzanc Thelma Ott , Ram M. and E. Ginsberg, Rouge Maid Golden Maxim Stable, Firefly L. F. Villareal, Phar Wiser and Blue Poppy W. F. Lucas , Jalbopate and Blonde Duchess Barrington Stable , Scrabble E. L. Friedberg , Rippsy Elizabeth Brisbine , Beautiful Lady B. J, Bax.

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