Sussex Brings Out Stymie, Gallorette: Pavot and Seven Others to Seek Honors in Delawares Outstanding Handicap Race, Daily Racing Form, 1946-06-15


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. Sussex Brings Out Stymie, Gallorette Pavot and Seven Others to Seek Honors in Delawares Outstanding Handicap Race BULLETIN DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., j June 14. The overnight field for tomorrows 5,000 one mile and a quarter Sussex Handicap was reduced to nine late today when Greentree Stables Dockstader was withdrawn because of the development of an infection in his right foreleg. DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 14. Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs Stymie, Armeds most persistent rival for championship honors of the handicap division, heads a stellar field of 10 classy distance runners named for tomorrows 5,000 Sussex Handicap, the Delaware Steeplechase and Race Associations chief stakes offering for members of the handicap brigade. Under the conditions of the one mile and a quarter feature Stymie will carry the exacting burden of 126 pounds, an impost that may prove decidedly unwieldy, particularly if the track is off. Light showers this morning and a forecast for continued showery weather in this area made the outlook none too promising for fast footing. Filly May Rule Choice Stymie, trained by the redoubtable Hirsch Jacobs, will concede 13 pounds to William L. Branns fine filly Gallorette and 11 pounds to Walter M. Jeffords Pavot, and these two are expected to provide the Jacobs star with his sternest opposition. Indeed, it will occasion only mild surprise if Gallorette, a smart winner of her last start over the local course, is made the post-time favorite. While Stymie, Gallorette and Pavot are strictly the "name" horses of the blue-ribbon group drawn for the Sussex, the remaining members of the field embody enough class and all around ability to lend the race nationwide importance. Rounding out the field, without question Continued on Page Thirty Sussex Handicap Draws Stymie and Gallorette Payor, Seven Others in Field For Delawares Rich Handicap Continued from Page One the finest drawn for the race since its inaugural in 1937, are Christiana Stables Service Pilot, 108, and Megogo, 106; Trymenow, 114, who will run as an entry with Pavot r Glen Riddle Farms War Trophy; Gustave Rings Prefect, 107; Greentree Stables Dockstader, 113, and Miss Ruth McClenaghans Harford, 109. As is usually the case for Delaware Parks week-end features, some of the finest riders on the American scene will shift their allegiance from New York to Delaware Park, accepting mounts aboard Sussex Handicap starters. Hard-riding Eddie Arcaro will ride Dockstader, the fine colt he piloted to a clever victory in last Saturdays Brandy wine Handicap; Hedley Woodhouse will be aboard Stymie, and Job Dean Jessop, who rode Gallorette in her winning sortie on Tuesday, again will be astride the free-striding daughter of Challenger TJ. Gallette. Stymie has found victory extremely elusive this spring. In his last start at Belmont Park, the chestnut son of Equestrian ran third behind Armed and Reply Paid in the Suburban Handicap, and prior to that setback he absorbed another licking by Armed in the Dixie Handicap at Pim-lico. Stymies only victory this season was in the Grey Lag Handicap at Belmont Park on May 4. The Sussex will mark Stymies first race over the Delaware Park track. Gallorette, victorious in the Metropolitan and Nimba handicaps at Belmont Park this season, blew-out an easy three-eighths in :38 this morning, indicating she is at peak form for tomorrows engagement. Gallorette is particularly formidable over the local course, for it was at this point she won last years rich Delaware Oaks. Two other Sussex candidates were on the track for blow-outs this morning. Pavot, expected to find the one mile and quarter Sussex route far more acceptable than the six furlongs of the Wilmington Handicap, in which he finished fourth, breezed a half mile in :48. Service Pilot was sent three-quarters in 1:21, breezing. A number of notable handicap stars have won previous runnings of the Sussex. Among these were Rounders, Masked General and Calumet Dick, victors in 1945, 1940 and 1937, respectively. Corydon, winner of the race in 1942, holds the time record of 2:03.

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