Sixty-One Nominees for Sussex Handicap: Spartan Valor Heads Roster for Delaware Parks 5,000 Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-26


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J i r I I : r Sixty-One Nominees For Sussex Handicap Spartan Valor Heads Roster for Delaware Parks 5,000 Stake DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., May 24. Sixty-one nominations, an increase of 23 over last year, have been received for the 5,000 added mile and a quarter Sussex Handicap to be run July 4 at Delaware Park, which opens a 33-day meeting on May 29. The lengthy list of nominees includes just about every star of this and recent seasons and among them are the winners of 16 important 1952 stakes alone. Tops in this group -4s William G. Helis, Jr.s, Spartan Valor. The homebred ace began his 1952 string of stakes triumphs in the Hia-leah Inaugural, then captured the McLennan, Widener, Excelsior, Gallant Fox and Valley Forge. Back in 1945, the late WiP liam G. Helis, Sr., won the Sussex with Rounders. Other eligibles with stakes victories this year include Hampton Stables Alerted, winner of the Dixie and Appleton Handi-l cap; Brookmeades Greek Ship, the Royal Palm and Sky Ship, the Florida Derby; Charfran Stables Crafty Admiral, Palm Beach and Gulf stream Park Handicap; Alfred G. Vanderbilts Bed o Roses, Santa Margarita Handicap, and Next Move, Firenze Handicap; Mrs. H. L. Straus ter, Miami Beach Handicap, and Mrs. E. L. Hopkins Three Rings, Bowie Handicap. Then there are George D. Wideners re nowned Battlefield and his recent con- querpr in an overnight handicap at Bel- mont Park, Vanderbilts First Glance; Jack Amiels Count Turf, 1951 Kentucky Derby winner; William Ewings Auditing, Roke-I Wand Stables pounty Delight, Woolford I Farms Saxony. Mill River Stables Big Dipper, a highly acclaimed four-year-old I I I from abroad, and many others of established stakes quality. The Helis stable is not the only one with a chance to score a second Sussex success. The Greentree Stable has named One Hitter in an effort to duplicate the 1942 conquest of Corydon; Walter M. Jeffords, whose Pavot won in 1946, has Post Card and Yildiz engaged, while King Ranch, victorious with Flying Missel in 1949, nominated Sonic and Renew. The Brookmeade Stable and Lazy F Ranch headed the Sussex nominators, each naming four horses. Vanderbilt and Belair Stud were next, each with three. Following are complete nominations: Air Attack Lot O Luck Alerted Lot-A-Brass Alls Fair Luckey Pete Arise Lone Eagle Auditing Loridale Battlefield Mandingo , Bed o Roses Mully S. Big Dipper Murray D. Blue Hills Mameluke Brown Rambler Next Move Carolina Queen One Hitter CerVantes Out Point Chains Post Card Count Turf Put Out Crafty Admiral Prado Crocodile Pilaster County Delight Ruhe Coveted . Royal Moccasin Donor Renew Eolus Royal Vale First Glance Secant Flaming Prince Sky Ship Going Away Sun Bahram, GoldTGin Spartan Valor Golden Gloves Sonic Greek Ship. Saxony Halter Three Ring Hull Down Why Not Now , KingCloYer War Poppy KnowitaU Yildis I Little Imp

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