Harvest queen

Related to Harvest queen: Ceres
an image representing Ceres, formerly carried about on the last day of harvest.

See also: Harvest

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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ADAM the while Waiting desirous her return, had wove Of choicest Flours a Garland to adorne Her Tresses, and her rural labours crown As Reapers oft are wont thir Harvest Queen. Great joy he promis'd to his thoughts, and new Solace in her return, so long delay'd; Yet oft his heart, divine of somthing ill, Misgave him; hee the faultring measure felt; And forth to meet her went, the way she took That Morn when first they parted; by the Tree Of Knowledge he must pass, there he her met, Scarse from the Tree returning; in her hand A bough of fairest fruit that downie smil'd, New gatherd, and ambrosial smell diffus'd.
This was followed by a mini beauty pageant and a young teenaged girl was crowned as Harvest Queen. Sumandak was careful to decline taking part in the contest.
"This colt is a half-brother to his owner John Carrington's Harvest Queen, who won two Listed races, so hopefully this colt can give him more wins," said Makin.
Other highlights will include Mississippi Homemakers demonstration in the three 1880s-style log cabins, a tour of the gristmill operations, the Harvest Queen beauty pageant, and sculpture presentations from a chainsaw artist.
The six-year-old daughter of Pivotal beat Harvest Queen by three lengths 12 months ago, and ran with great credit at a higher level in four subsequent starts.
At Lingfield I think Harvest Queen can go close in the Listed Quebec Stakes at 2.05 whilst at Haydock Secret Tune will appreciate the step up in trip in the 12.50.
The pair denied Harvest Queen last time and on weights they should just about do the same again.
Supporters of the 11-4 favourite were given a rough ride as she still had plenty to do passing the furlong pole, but Turner urged her forward and the partnership got there to collect by the narrowest of margins from Harvest Queen.
PETER Makin has endured a frustrating season with his smart mare Harvest Queen, but he has found her an ideal opportunity in the EBF Fleur De Lys Fillies' Stakes at Lingfield.
CHANCE: Harvest Queen, right, can strike at Lingfield tomorrow
PETER MAKIN has endured a frustrating season with his smart mare Harvest Queen but he has found her an ideal opportunity in the EBF Fleur De Lys Fillies' Stakes at Lingfield (2.40).
Harvest Queen (11-8 favourite) got the ball rolling when she claimed the Listed event over a mile for trainer Peter Makin.