Kent Stakes to Highlight Delaware Week of Sport: The Doge Among Those Pointing for Three-Year-Old Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-04


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Kent Stakes to Highlight _ J Delaware Week of Sport The Doge Among Those Pointing 9 _ j For Three-Year-Old Fixture STANTON. Del., June 2.— Only one stake ,p is scheduled at Delaware Park during the 1C coming week of thoroughbred sport, but it it will be an important one. The Kent Stakes, S- at a mile and a sixteenth for three-year-olds, holds the spotlight, and it will be offered f. on Saturday. The race this season ,n was increased in value from 0,000 to t 5,000. Nominations to the Kent did not close 5e until yesterday, and the tabulation of the le eligibles has not yet been completed, but it there is every indication that 10 to a dozen n of the turfs sophomores will battle it out »* here, despite the fact that the Kentucky ky „v Derby will draw another banner field from m this division on the same afternoon. A check of owners and trainers in this IS area reveals that numerous three-year-olds iS are being pointed for the Kent and, while le the stakes may lack something of the color ■r and tradition of the Derby, it promises to i._ be a keenly fought contest. The Doge, from the Pentagon Stable, is s one of those definitely pointing for the le Kent, and the same is true of Brookfield Id Farms Brookfield, Bobanet Stables Boba-net 1- and Mort Newmeyers Turbine, all of of whom are on the grounds. Word from New York indicates that i. ■J Greentree Stables Dockstader. Edward ld Laskers Flood Town, George D. Wideners ■ Frere Jacques. Earl Sandes First Stage, le, William L. Brums Gallorette, and Mrs. IS. P. A. B. Wideners Polynesian are likely to to be sent here for the Kent. Tins will be the eighth running of the :ie Kent, which last season fell to Woodvale les Farms Kay tee and Oswald L. Bonifays Mouse Hole, when so many entries were reI received it was split into two divisions.

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