Close Entries for Derby: Lucky Tom Outstanding Candidate for Fair Grounds Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1932-02-01


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CLOSE ENTRIES FOR DERBY Lucky Tom Outstanding Candidate for Fair Grounds Feature. Best of Three-Xear-Olds Now Racing Nominated for 0,000 Added Race Run March 19. NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 30. Nominations for the 0,000 Louisiana Derby, scheduled for March 19 at the Fair Grounds, closed at midnight Saturday, and indications point to a record breaking list of entries for the stake. The Louisiana Derby is a new fixture bn the Louisiana Jockey Clubs stake calendar, and racing secretary Joseph McLennan expressed satisfaction at the large number of entrants for the contest. Lucky Tom, J. J. Robinsons Kentucky Derby and Preakness hope, and victor in the Jefferson Derby a week ago, is rated high among the early candidates named for the stake. In his only two trips to the barrier this season the speedy son of Master Charlie Phyllis Louise triumphed in impressive fashion, winning the admiration of the fans and turfmen. However, competition in the Louisiana Derby may be keener than any the crack three-year-old has experienced during his winter racing. A partial list of nominations issued by McLennan today included Colonial Belle, Tweenie," Evergold, Springsteel, Texas Knight, Sir Melton, Sandwrack, Liberty Limited, . Sazerac, Camp Douglas, Lucky Tom, Flying Don, Stimulator, Sarietta, Volta Maid, Cathop, Busted, Bertjohn, Battling Knight, Battering Ram, Bengal Tiger, Crystal Prince, Louis Merryman, Chicon, Princess Camelia and Prince Farthing. A communication from Hialeah Park Continued on second page. CLOSE ENTRIES FOR DERBY .Continued from first page.y stated that entries from the Belair Stud, Wheatley Stable, John Hay Whitney and H. M. Wolff have been forwarded to secretary McLennan and will be accepted if the postmark is dated prior to midnight, January 30. A supplementary entry is permissible under the conditions of the race, the deadline for which is March 5, requiring an additional fee of 00 for late entrants. The supplementary entry affords owners . an opportunity to enter a candidate that might have been overlooked at the closing time of the entries, or give an owner a chance to nominate a late development of Winter racing. Several of the three-year-olds among the Derby hopefuls have not yet been to the barrier as three-year-olds, but are due to start in several races prior to the running jrf the fixture. Among the non-starters that are on the grounds are the Three Ds Stables Liberty Limited, E. R. Bradleys Bengal Tiger, and Battling Knight, A. B. Letel-liers Sazerac, R. A. Fairbairns Sarietta, and Joseph Leiters crack filly Princess Camelia.

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