Sport: Son of Bold Venture

A handsome chestnut two-year-old bounded out of the starting gate at Jamaica race track in the first race of his young life. His name was Air Lift, and he carried the brown & white colors of Texas' famous King Ranch. Horsemen had looked him over in the paddock with care and admiration. He was a full brother of Assault, who won the Triple Crown for King Ranch and Trainer Max Hirsch in 1946, and a son of Bold Venture, who won the Derby and Preakness in 1936. On his dam's side, he was descended from the great Equipoise.

Though Air Lift had...

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