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Ferd, Cochise and Lotowhite Entered In Brandywine Handicap at Delaware Trio Expected to Provide A Most Contention in Mile And Sixteenth Offering By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 1. — Mrs. Andy Schuttingers Ferd, Brandy-wine Stables Cochise and T. G. Bensons Lotowhite, who have been asked to handle 125, 123 and 121 pounds, respectively, in the 0,000 Brandywine Handicap, have been named overnight to compete in the mile and a sixteenth fixture. Another prominent member of the division set to compete is Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Post Card, -with 116 pounds as his assignment. Under 115 pounds in the Brandywine is Mrs. Eben. H. Ellison, Jr.s Sun Bahram, followed by Mrs. James Carsons Kinsman, 111; William Y.Goldsboroughs Binky B., 107, and Charles C. Jones Kensington Lad, 98 pounds. The last two will race coupled, both being under the conditioning of Frank Bonsai. Such a field was anticipated for next weeks 5,000 Sussex Handicap, but several of tomorrows entrants came as somewhat of a surprise, considering; both the ► ; ; , value and distance of the Brandywine. The Sussex is at a mile and a quarter. The supporting attraction on the initial week-end card at this point is the Kia-mensi Handicap, an open- event for three-year-olds and upward, which will be presented each Saturday at increased distances and values. Ferd, a four-year-old Lochinvar colt, has won two of his six endeavors this year, taking honors in the Paumonok and Valley Forge Handicaps. His last competed in the Metropolitan Mile at Belmont Park, finishing some two lengths off the winner when fourth to Casemate, Piet and Lights Up in 1:35%. Cochise, who last year accounted for the Sussex over this, his home track, has competed only four time this season and boasts a single victory, that coming in the Grey Lag Handicap. Like Ferd, Cochise last started in the Metropolitan, the son of Boswell having been beaten five and one-half lengths while in seventh position. Lotowhite, a four-year-old Headley-bred son of Devil Diver — Lotopoise, is currently the leading money-winner of the year as far as the Brandywine starters are concerned, having garnered 1,275. His stake Continued on Page Thirty-Nine I Ferd, Cochise and Lotowhite Test Speed in Brandywine Continued from Page One victories include the Letellier and Excelsior Handicaps. In his most recent essay he was less than a length behind County Delight, Palestinian and Greek Ship in the Gallant Fox. Rounding outTthe quartet of stakes winners in the Brandywine is Post Card, a son of Fire thorn — Ace Card. He has raced but once since winning the Maryland Handicap at Laurel for his lone victory of the season, finishing five lengths behind Ferd in the Valley Forge Handicap. On that occasion, Ferd established a new mile and 70 yards track standard of 1:41%. Sun Bahram scored his most memorable victory over the local track being declared the winner of the 1949 £ WriaTtf Richards Stakes after having separated the Green- tree pair of Capot and Wine List in the original finish. The Bahram colt has won two of four races this season, recently beating High Trend at Garden State. Kinsman, Binky B., and Kensington Lad seem clearly overmatched against the company they are being asked to meet in the Braridywine. Kinsman is a three-time winner this year, while Binky B. has earned five purses while sprinting with high-priced claiming and allowance company. Kensington Lad has not won in two starts this year but finished in front of County Delight at this point last year. The leading members in the field have had riders assigned overnight. Basil James will be astride Ferd, Ovie Scurlock will be atop Cochise and Fernando Fernandez has been assigned the mount on Lotowhite, with Sam Boulmetis to handle Post_Card. 3?he only other- assignments-are Ira Ban-ford€Kinsmandiftnd«g«lbV-fbrv:Sun Bahram.