Crack Fields for New Orleans and Miami Races: Pontchartrain and Hialeah Highweight Handicaps Outstanding Contests on Todays Programs, Daily Racing Form, 1932-01-30


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CRACK FIELDS FOR NEW ORLEANS AND MIAMI RACES Pontchartrain and Hialeah High-weight Handicaps Outstanding Contests on Todays Programs 4 CRESCENT CITY STARS MEET Spanish Play, Lucky Tom, Jimmy Moran and Surf Board Among1 the Handicap Eligibles. PONTCHARTRAIN HANDICAP. Following are the probable starters in the Pontchartrain Handicap, together with their post positions, weights and probable riders. PP. Horse Wt. Jockey 1 Gettin Even 102 J. Neel 2 Wotan 107 3 Spanish Play 120 C. Landolt 4 Springsteel 100 5 Playtime 104 M. Lewis 6 fJimmy Moran 113 G. Elston 7 Crystal Prince 95 T. P. "Martin 8 Lucky Tom 107 ...A. Pascuma 9 Light Mint 98 J. Hernandez 10 Glastonbury 108 V. Garner 11 Quatre Bras II 103 J. McCoy 12 Surf Board 110 H. R. Riley 13 Frumper 103 J. OMalley 14 Nellie Custis 100 15 fBargello 116 G. Elston fGoldblatt-Whitney entry. NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 29 With the leaders of the older handicap division and the champion and other of the three-year-olds named to start, the Pontchartrain Handicap, to be renewed over one mile and a sixteenth at the Fair Grounds Saturday, promises by far the most attractive racing spectacle of the current local season. For the purse of ,000 such of the older horses as Spanish Play, Glastonbury, Bargello, Jimmy Moran, Play Time, Wotan, Surf Board, Gettin Even, Quatre Bras H., Light Mint, Frumper and Nellie Custis, and the three-year-olds Lucky Tom, champion of the season to date, Springsteel and Crystal Prince are expected to meet. This is the greatest array of racing talent brought together for a race here in some time, and if rain holds off, the contest between this galaxy of stars should result in the most exceptional bit of racing served at either of the local tracks in many a day. Spanish Play, Knebelkamp and Morris winner of the Latonia and Louisiana Derbies " Continued on zwenty-first page. CRESCENT CITY STARS MEET .Continued from first page. the past season and the outstanding performer here last winter, Is to carry 120 pounds, top weight, and while that impost brings him the stiffest assignment of his career, lie has an army of admirers confident that he will emerge victorious. The C. V. Whitney-M. Goldblatt entry of Bar-gello and Jimmy Moran is placed most favorably, according to many good Judges, and this combination will be hard to master. Lucky Tom, J. J. Robinsons victor in the first running of the Jefferson Derby, will meet older horses for the first time if he starts in the Pontchartrain, and an impost of 107 pounds sets a severe task for the son of Master Charlie. Springsteel, the S. W. Labrot three-year-old, second to Lucky Tom in the Jefferson Park Derby, is assigned 100 pounds for Saturdays race. R. A. Fairbairns Glastonbury, which is in brilliant form, is well thought of, and with 108 pounds up should prove a strong contender at every stage of the race. Surf Board, the Greentree Stable four-year-old, and Edward Haughtons Wotan are others with good followings.

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