Eleven Steeplechasers In Delaware Park Event: Darjeeling Takes Up Top Impost Of 168 in Spring Maiden Renewal, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-21


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Eleven Steeplechasers In Delaware Park Event EventDarjeeling Darjeeling Takes Up Top Impost Of 168 in Spring Maiden Renewal RenewalDELAWARE DELAWARE PARK Stanton Del June 19 Delaware Park resumes its Monday activity next week with an attractive pro ¬ gram featured by the third and final event of the Spring Maiden Steeplechase series The 5000 fixture which is contested over the main course of about two miles has drawn 11 leppers including Mrs E duPont Weirs Darjeeling winner of the Pimlico edtion of the race raceHighweight Highweight under 168 pounds Darjeeling will be opposed by the following Henry S Horkheimers Rank 154 the entry of Mrs J B Ryans Clonshee 153 and C Mahlon Klines Half Hour 142 Stephen C Clark Jrs My Good Man 152 Brook meade Stables Magnetic Star 150 Frank Adams Premise 147 Herbert A Dunns Leche Hombre and John M Schiffs Phib lant 142 each Mrs E duPont Weirs Zo ¬ diac n who will race coupled with Dar ¬ jeeling 140 and Carroll K Bassetts Sea Borne 137 pounds poundsDarjeeling Darjeeling who will be ridden by trainer Jim Ryans regular rider Jack Magee likely will rule the public choice Despite his tremendous impost the promising lepper finished fourth in the Belmont run ¬ ning under 163 pounds and prior to that was an impressive winner of the Pimlico running with 10 pounds less as his bur ¬ den Rank and My Good Man were second and fifth respectively behind Mrs Cor ¬ liss Sullivans Drift in the Belmont fix ¬ ture and both came back to score impres ¬ sively My Good Man in a subsequent effort was an easy winner over the Bel ¬ mont course while Rank was victorious locally as recently as last week weekMaking Making his initial appearance of the sea ¬ son in the Spring Maiden is Phiblant a promising son of Challenger II In his final effort of 1947 Phiblant galloped to victory at Belmont Park establishing a new mile and a half hurdle record of 246 and beating among others Rank

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