No Filly Starter Since 1945, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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No Filly Starter Since 1945 1945CHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 4 Its been 11 years since a filly has started in the Kentucky Derby The last member of the distaff division to start in the classic was Arthur Roses Misweet in 1945 She ran 12th In all 28 fillies have started in the Derby and only one Regret in 1915 has triumphed Sam E Wilson Jrs Lady Swords by Blue Swords Benissima was the only filly nominated for the 1956 renewal but she failed to come up to the race in satisfactory condition and is not among Saturdays starting field

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