Splendid Early Response To Garden State Stakes: Nomination Deadline Is June 15; Mori Sees Great Meeting Ahead, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Splendid Early Response To Garden State Stakes StakesNomination Nomination Deadline Is June 15 Mori Sees Great Meeting Ahead AheadCAMDEN CAMDEN N J June 12 Garden State Parks twelve stakes will close their entries midnight Tuesday June 15 with virtually every important stable racing in America contributing horses to the lists racing sec ¬ retary Charles J McLennan said today todayWithin Within easy vanning distance of New York and Maryland racing points the popular New Jersey track will be a mecca for the princes and pretenders of the east ¬ ern thoroughbred colony when the stakes corns up each weekend and holiday during the 50day meeting running from July 7 to September 11 11Among Among the early entries received were those of five stars owned by George D Widener president of Belmont Park The stables nominations include the twoyear old Platters and Lucky Draw in the Wil ¬ liam Penn and Walt Whitman Stakes Red Sonnet in the Valley Forge and Princeton Handicap Pomrose in the Colonial Hand ¬ icap and Stefanita in the Vineland Hand ¬ icap the closingday feature featureEugene Eugene Mori president and builder of Garden State Park feels that horsemen will be much more pleased with the new racing grounds than last year when the meeting was opened after a hectic race against time and materials shortages shortagesThe The mile racing strip has been com ¬ pletely rebuilt and recushioned under the seasoned eye of Tom J Healey prominent horseman and racing official The barn areas grading and draining has been fully developed improved track kitchen set up and other refinements completed completedThe The early stake nominations are the first concrete indication of the prospects for our coming meeting Mori said And they have shown a general increase in quality and quantity We will have the best stables and the best horses in the country entered this year It is a promis ¬ ing omen omenListed Listed are three stakes for twoyearolds two for threeyearolds five for threeyear olds and upward of both sexes and two re ¬ stricted to fillies and mares threeyear olds and upward upwardGeneral General manager Walter H Donovan notes that stake blanks are to be forwarded to the Garden State Racing Associations offices P O Box 311 Camden N J JThe The stakes closing are the Camden Ben ¬ jamin Franklin Quaker City Valley Forge Colonial Jersey Trenton Princeton and Vineland Handicaps as well as the Ran cocas William Penn and Walt Whitman Stakes

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