Three Juvenile Stakes at Delaware Draw 453: Jet Master in Boeth Christiana and Dover; 131 in Polly Drummond, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-21


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Three Juvenile Stakes At Delaware Draw 453 Jet Master in Both Christiana And Dover; 131 in Polly Drummond DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., May 19. — A total of 453 colts, geldings and fillies have been named for Delaware Parks three two-year-old stakes for the coming meeting, opening May 29. While some of the nominees have already been to the races, many have yet to be tried in actual competition. The fixtures are the Christiana, Dover and Polly Drummond Stakes, the last exclusively for fillies. Each has 0,000 added. The first to be decided will be the Christiana on May 30. It will be followed by the Polly Drummond on June 13, and the Dover on July 2. Both the Christiana and Drummond are at five furlongs, while the Dover is at five and a half furlongs. One of the outstanding colts seen to date is the Marlboro Stud Farms ,000 yearling purchase, Jet Master, who is in the Christiana and Dover. Trained by the veteran George Odom, this son of Jet Pilot — Mattie J., was undefeated in four starts at Hialeah Park, and topped his Florida campaign off by winning the second division of the Hialeah Juvenile Stakes, which pushed his earnings up to 7,287. Also named for both races is Jet Jewel, the most expensive colt sold at the Keene-land summer sales last year. The son of Jet Pilot — Crepe Myrtle cost the Maine Chance Farm of Mrs. Elizabeth Graham 2,000. Other high priced yearlings entered in both fixtures are the Lazy F Ranchs Prado, Circle M Farms Darby Lea, Mrs. E. H. Augustus Gbodwillow, Happy Hill Farms Merry Mount, and C. E. Mather n.s Archimedes. There are 131 fillies named for the Polly Drummond. Only a handful so far have raced. A likely looking prospect is Hal Price Headleys Papoose, who was beaten a neck by J. M. Roeblings Blue Case in the Rosedale Stakes at Jamaica. Another is C. V. Whitneys Flynet, who ran fifth be-: hind Crownlet in the Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs. Also entered is the Brandywine Stables Place Card, a daughter of Eight Thirty — Everget. The latter won Delawares New Castle Handicap for the Brandywine establishment in 1944.

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