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! , I , . 1 PIMLICOS STAKE ENTRIES ♦ — Total Nominations Number 908, Compared to 785 Last Tear. ♦ Most of Best Three-Year-Olds Named For 0,000 Prcakness, Outstanding Erent of Meeting — Jnrenile Stakes Attract. ♦ BALTIMORE. Md., April 27.— The Maryland Jockey Club has announced the list of entries to the stakes closing April 4, and which will be decided at the Fimlico spring meeting, from May 2 to 14, inclusive. The total for ten events, including the Dixie, which closed- in January, is 908, as compared with 785 last year, an increase of about 16 per cent, a remarkable good showing. Principal attention centers in the Preak-ness, the great three-year-old event with 0,000 added, which closed with S5 entries, as against 66 in 1926, comprising the best three-year-olds in the country. The Oaks has 51 nominations, compared with 35 in 1926 ; the Rennert Handicap 70, with 47 last year ; the Jennings 67, two more than before ; the Spring Handicap 76, a gain of 20 ; Home-bred 94, an excess of 21 ; Juvenile 160 this year, an even 100 last. Tho only falling off is in the Green Spring Valley Steeplechase, which has seven less than before, and the Nursery. In the Preakness the Foxcatcher Farm Stable has nominated the much-talked-of The Satrap and the Futurity winner. Fair Star. Then there is Scapa Flow, one of the outstanding two-year-olds of last year, and Justice F., a development of the winter. The Rancocas Stable has Sankari and Sweepster. The Idle Hour Stable has a batch of big Bs. including Boo. The Greentree Stables nominations are Adios, Saxon and Lodina. H. P. Whitneys strong hand includes Valorous, Whiskery, Bostonian and five others. Candy Queen, which finished second to Scapa Flow in the Westchester Futurity, is among H. T. Archibalds quartet, and Sir Harry, the Tijuana sensation, is named by the Seagram Stable, of Waterloo, Canada. MARYLANDS REPRESENTATIVE. Maryland is represented by A. G. Westons good colt, Jopagan, in addition to the Sagamore Stable, Ral Parr, H. G. Bedwell and W. Keating. The Sage Stables Walden winner. Rip Rap, must not be overlooked ; also E. F. Cooneys Huon colt. Dolan. that was a much-improved two-year-old at Pimlico last fall. In the ,000 Oaks are such tried and promising fillies as Fair Star, Candy Queen, Bonnie Maginn ; G. A. Cochrans Circlet, Fire Opal and Caricature ; Lodonia, Painted Lady and Hail Columbia, the latter by Man o War ; Black Curl, La Diva, Pandera and Pantella, and Fantastic, from the R. T. Wilson stable. The Green Spring Valley Steeplechase is the first of the important cross-country events of the year, and it always results in a rattling good contest. Among the forty-one entries are such well-known performers as the Brookmeade Stables Flyman, unbeaten as a three-year-old ; Greentree Stables Jolly Roger ; Kershaw Stables Autumn Bells ; J. R. Macombers Pete the Scribe ; Ral Parrs Kangaroo; W. J. Salmons Dunks Green and Gunboat; H. P. Whitneys Ararat II. and Husky, and J. E. Wideners Lizard. Among the nominators to the ,000 Rennert Handicap are H. T. Archibald, Audley Farm Stable, H. G. Bedwell. Belair Stud, A. C. Bostwick, Brookmeade Stable, Carlton Stable, G. A. Cochran, H. P. Headley, K. E. Hitt. E. B. McLean, Mrs. W. M. Jeffords. Rancocas Stable ; Nevada Stock Farm, Sagamore Stable, Sage Stable ; W. J. Salmon, A. C. Schwartz and M. L. Schwartz, Seagram Stable, H. P. Whitney and R. T. Wilson. NOTABLE LIST OF ENTRIES. The Jennings, at three-quarters, named after William Jennings, owner of the great four-miler Glenmore, has attracted a notable list of horses, including Sarmaticus. Bulletin, Senator Norris, Amberjack, Shuffle Along, Sarazen, Singlefoot, Canter, Prince of Wales, Silver Fox, Flight of Time, Gaffsman and Croyden. Very much the same horses are named for the Spring Handicap. ,500 added, with the addition of Princess Doreen, Mars, Edith Cavell, Display. Edisto and Joy Smoke, a mighty good collection of handicappers. Much interest is always taken in the two-year-old events, as the future queens and kings of the turf are brought into the limelight and show the stuff of which they are made. The Juvenile. Nursery and Home-bred are the three Pimlico kindergarten standbys. and breeders and owners have shown their interest by making a splendid lot of nominations, with 160 in the Juvenile, 168 in the Nursery and 94 in the Home-bred. Some of the owners represented are such well-known names as Audley Farm, H. Teller Archibald, H. G. Bedwell. Benjamin Block. A. C. Bostwick, Brookmeade Stable. E. M. Byers, Curl-ton Stable, Caimito Stable of Havana, Mrs. F. Ambrose Clark, Gifford A. Cochran, J. S. Cosden, P. H. Faulconer. J. E. Davis, Fox-catcher Farms. W. Carth, K. N. Gilpin. J. E. Griffith. J. S. Harkness. Hal Price Head-ley, K. E. Hitt. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Jeffords. W. S. Kilmer. J. R. Macomber, E. B. McLean. Alfred H. Morris, Nevada Stock Farm, Ran- cocas Stable, J. K. L. Ross. S. Ross, J. H. Rosseter, Sagamore Stable, Walter J. Salmon, Adm. Cary T. Grayson. A. i . and M. L Schwartz. Seagram Stable. L. Water- bury, Wheatley Stable. E. F. Whitney, H. P. Whitney, R. T. Wilson and William Ziegler. The Maryland Jockey Club is certainly to be congratulated on the response of horsemen to its stake offerings and can confi- dently look forward to one of the best meetings ever held at Pimlico.