Lets hope it doesn't rain or poor Royal Mist will drown.
Quite odd that you should mention that
Harry Farrow provided me with a recollection of a similar statement regarding an unknown horse from his childhood, with the statement being made by Olin Davis.
And for anybody who thinks this horse is checked high?
I've an image of a horse named Princess Ward (1952; J. Oscar Hunt) wearing a leverage over-check that makes Royal Mist look like an amateur