The famous all-scarlet silks of the Morris family were most frequently seen on the New York circuit in the late 19th and early 20th century but made an appearance in the Churchill Downs winner's circle when Manuel carried them to a Kentucky Derby victory in 1899 for brothers Alfred Hennen Morris and Dave Hennen Morris. Who was the next stakes winner to win under those silks at Churchill Downs, and what was the race?
5/8/2020 10:49:48 pm
Missile Belle, 1970 La Troienne stakes. Bred and owned by John A. Morris.
5/15/2020 09:17:47 pm
Right on all counts, Janet.
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