The family of My Dear Girl, Ocala 1960

The below are photos of My Dear Girl’s dam Iltis, her newborn half-sister Me Next (by Rough’n Tumble), and her yearling half-sister Sutton Place Gal (by Needles) taken in Ocala, FL during May 1960.

State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77677 Iltis (dam of My Dear Girl) with filly by Rough’n Tumble at side (later named Me Next); Ocala, FL 05/1960.
A full sister to champion My Dear Girl, Me Next was unraced but became a successful broodmare, foaling Midnight Pumpkin (dam of 1985 Preakness winner Tank’s Prospect) and graded stakes placed filly Leave Me Alone (1973). She is the ancestress of stakes winner/sire Lucky North, and graded stakes winners Dixie Luck, Limit Out, and Kays and Jays.
Photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77677

State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77671 Sutton Place Gal (Needles-Iltis), yearling half-sister to My Dear Girl; Ocala, FL 05/1960.
Racing at the ages of two, three, and four, Sutton Place Gal would retire with a record of (23) 1-0-2 and earnings of $3,518. She would produce three foals prior to her death in 1968.
Photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77671

State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77683 Sutton Place Gal (Needles-Iltis), yearling half-sister to My Dear Girl; Ocala, FL 05/1960.
Photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77683

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