Worlds Famous Epsom Derby Run Today: Twenty-Eight Named to Start, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-04


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WORLDS FAMOUS EPSOM DERBY RUN TODAY TWENTY-EIGHT NAMED TO START » Diophon Remains Favorite as Tom Pinch Recedes i Still Further in Wagering — Experts Like Lord Derbys San Sovino — All Attendance Records May Be Shattered, Though Weather Forecasts Are Far from Favorable • SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. London, England, June 3. — Twenty-eight three-year-old colts, the pick of Englands and Frances thoroughbreds of that age, are expected to face the barrier at Epsom Downs tomorrow afternoon in the one hundred and forty first renewal of the Epsom Derby, the most famous race in the world. Weather conditions are far from promising. Overcast skies, with a threat of rain and a heavy course are in prospect. In spite of this, however, the annual pilgrimage of English racing enthusiasts and the public in general to the local course is already well under way. Transportation facilities from all parts of the United Kingdom are taxed to capacity and housing accommodations in the vicinity of Epsom are hopelessly inadequate. The great number of foreign visitors in London for the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley are expected to swell the usual Derby crowd. King George V. will be represented in the race only by Resinato, as the other Royal candidate, Knight of the Garter, was scratched at noon today when it became apparent that he could not be relieved of the boils on his leg sufficiently to permit him to start. Prince Aga Khans Diophon holds his position as favorite at 6 to 1 on the eve of the race. Lord Woolavingtons Tom Pinch has receded still further in the betting and is now at i 8 to 1. Lord Derbys San Sovino, which is favored the by experts to win the event, is at 10 to 1; Lord Astors St. Germans is at 100 to 7; the same owners Bright Knight at 100 to 8; A. Barclay Walk?rs Wood End at 18 to 1 ; Somerville Tattersalls Hurstwood, Aga Khans Salmont Trout, Lord Roseberys Parmenio and B?njamin Irishs Dawson City at 22 to 1 ; Sir j Edward Hultons Spalpeen and A. de Rothschilds Tippler at 33 to 1, and J. Leonard Reploglss Optimist, Sol Joels Polyphontes and J. B. Joels Defiance at 40 to 1. The others in tha field range from 50 to 1 to 100 to 1. There was a huge crowd at Epsom Downs this afternoon. The racing was featured by the Woodcote Stakes, which was won by Iron Mask, a son of Juggernaut and Fer. Following are the probable starters in the Derby and their riders: Mrs. Sofer Whitburns Arausio, br. c, by Sunstar— Maid of Orange Jones Lord Astors Bright Knight, b. c, by Gay Crusader— Sunny Jane Lane. Mrs. A. Blairs Browside. br. c, by Hapsburg— Rich and Rare Wragg. Sir Abe Baileys Bucks Yeoman, b. c. by Son-in-Law— Bracelet Smirke. M. L. Meyers Canusa, b. c, by Swynford— Scotchlike Lister. Lady Cunliffe-Owens Corolet, br. c, by Sir Archibald— Coronation IV. Walsh. Benjamin Irishs Dawson City, b. c. by Spearmint -Glancare Jellis. J. B. Joels Defiance, b. c, by The Tetrarch— Bright Donoghue. Aga Khans Diophon, ch. c, by Grand Parade— Donnetta Hulmc. Sir Hedworth Meux Donzelon, b. c. by Chaucer Tortor Cartlake. Lord Glanelys Grand Joy, ch. c, by Grand Parade Amoureuse Ingham. Sir George Bulloughs Great Barrier, b. c, by Chaucer— Barina Leach. Somerville Tattersals Hurstwood, b. c, by Gay Crusader--Bleasdale V. Smyth. Sir R. W. B. Jardines Obliterate, br. c, by Tracery — Damage Burns. J. L. Replogles Optimist, b. or br. c, by Tracy de-Val— Optima MacGee. Lord Roseberys Parmenio, br. c, by Tracery— Whimper Elliott. Sol Joels Polyphontes, b. c, by Polymelus— St. Josephine McLachlen. King George V.s Resinato, ch. c, by Corcyra— Flowing Cup Archibald. Lord Astors St. Germans, b. c, by Swynford — Hamoaze Bullock. Aga Khans Salmon Trout, b. c, by The Tetrarch— Salamandra Gardner. Lord Derbys Sansovino. b. c, by Swynford — Gondolette Weston. A. C. Saunders Sky Flight, ch. c, by Skyrocket— Pharsali a Richards. D. I. Shuters Solar Eclipse, br. c, by Golden Sun March Mist A. Smyth Sir Edward Hultons Spalpeen, b. c, by Tracery — Scotch Rose ONeill. A. K. Macombers Thundercloud, b. c, by War Cloud — Posy Esling. A. de Rothschilds Tipphr, b. c, by Polymelus — Sippet Childs. Lord Woolavingtons Tom Pinch, b. c, by Hurry On -Bellavista Bcasley. A. Barclay Walkers Woodend, ch. c, by Lemberg— Queenlet Beary.

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