Fifteen Named for 0,000 Preakness Stakes: High Class Field of Three-Year-Olds to Contest for Rich Prize, Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-09


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FIFTEEN NAMED FOR 0,000 PREAKNESS STAKES • . i High Class Field of Three-Year-Olds to Contest for Rich Prize • Scapa Flow, Whiskery, Fair Star, Buddy Bauer, Justice F. and Other Stars Among the Prospective Starters in Famous Race « BALTIMORE, Md., May 7. — It is nearly sixty years since M. H. Sanfords bay colt Preakness, by Lexington, perfectly ridden by W. Hayward, captured the first running of the Dinner Party Stakes, which the old Maryland Jockey Club offered to celebrate its inaugural meeting, and which attracted national attention. • • t • Contestants Contestants for for Marylands Marylands Great Great Race Race Thirteen Thirteen colts colts and and two two fillies fillies comprise comprise the the high-class high-class field field named named for for the the 0,000 0,000 Preakness Preakness Stakes Stakes down down for for decision decision at at Pimlico Pimlico on on Monday. Monday. The The prospective prospective starters, starters, post post positions, positions, weights, weights, riders, riders, owners owners and and trainers trainers are are here here presented: presented: P.P. P.P. Horse. Horse. Wt. Wt. Rider. Rider. Owner". Owner*. Trainer. Trainer. 1— 1— Candy Candy Hog Hog 126 126 P. P. Walls Walls H. H. T. T. Archibald Archibald G. G. Arvin Arvin 2— 2— Fair Fair Star Star 121 121 J. J. Callahan. Callahan. . . Foxcatcher Foxcatcher Farm Farm Stable. Stable. . . . . ,C. ,C. Utz Utz 3 3 — — Wandering Wandering Minstrel Minstrel 126 126 H. H. Erickson. Erickson. Seagram Seagram Stable Stable W. W. H. H. Bringloe Bringloe 4— 4— Jopagan Jopagan 126 126 R. R. Peternel Peternel. . A. A. G. G. Weston Weston R. R. Mitchell Mitchell and— 5— Bostonian Bostonian 126 126 A. A. Abel Abel H. H. P. P. Whitney Whitney J. J. Rowe Rowe 6— 6— Pandora Pandora 121 121 L. L. Schaefer. Schaefer. H. H. P. P. Whitney Whitney J. J. Rowe Rowe 7Justice 7Justice F F 126 126 F. F. Stevens. Stevens. . . W. W. Daniel Daniel H. H. C. C. Riddle Riddle 8— 8— Buddy Buddy Baner Baner 126 126 A. A. Johnson. Johnson. . . Idle Idle Hr Hr Fm Fm Sta. Sta. H. H. J. J. Thompson Thompson 9— 9— Skedaddle Skedaddle 126 126 J. J. Chalmers Chalmers . . Sage Sage Stable Stable M. M. Hirsch Hirsch 10— 10— Whiskery Whiskery 126 126 C. C. Knmmer. Knmmer. . . H. H. P. P. Whitney Whitney J. J. Rowe Rowe 11— 11— Crystal Crystal Domino. Domino. . . . . .126 .126 H. H. T. T. Archibald Archibald G. G. Arvin Arvin 12— 12— Scapa Scapa Flow Flow 126 126 F. F. Coltiletti. Coltiletti. W. W. M. M. Jeffords Jeffords S. S. P. P. Harlan Harlan 13 13 — — Sir Sir Harry Harry 126 126 0. 0. Bourassa. Bourassa. Seagram Seagram Stable Stable W. W. H. H. Bringloe Bringloe 14— 14— Saxon Saxon 126 126 G. G. Ellis Ellis .Greentree .Greentree Stable Stable R. R. Waldron Waldron 15— 15— Black Black Panther Panther 126 126 J. J. Maiben. Maiben. . . . . W. W. J. J. Salmon Salmon .-. .-. .T. .T. J. J. Healey Healey $ $ J This brilliant contest not only put Pimlico on the racing map, but stamped the winner as a horse out of the ordinary, and to perpetuate his name and fame, the officials of the club, of which the governor of Maryland, Oden Bowie, was then president, determined to establish a stake, worthy of the winner, and the scene of his victory over Maj. Thomas D. Doswells homebred, Bullfield colt, Ecliptic, and T. G. Moores stout-hearted Foster, afterwards a great four-miler. i I Thus a quiet little New Jersey village, near where he was foaled, has given its name to a sporting event known the world over, and Preakness and Pimlico are historically and alliteratively associated, wherever the sport is known. For the 1927 running of the Preakness Stakes, which has grown from a modest ,500 stake to one of the richest of American turf prizes, with 0,000 added, fifteen splendid thoroughbreds are named to start Monday before a capacity crowd that is certain to fill old Pimlico. It is a high-class representation, full of three-year-olds — thirteen colts and two fillies, one of the latter being Fair Star, the leading money winner two-year-old of 1926. New York, Chicago, Kentucky and Canada will have colorbearers in the big race and as the majority of the Preakness starters are eligible for the Kentucky I erby, there is additional interest lent to the decision of Marylands most notable event. Scapa Flow, Whiskery, Justice F., Fair Star and Buddy Bauer are among the stars that will clash for this rich turf prize and there is every assurance that a stui endous struggle of equine giants will be witnessed by those who are fortunate enough to see the 1927 Preakness Stakes decided. II. C. Kiddle arrived this morning from New York with Justice F.. which will be a starter in the Preakness, Monday. He announced that jockey F. Stevens would come over from New York to ride the colt.

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