Kent Stakes Will Feature Delaware Week-End Card: Pintor, High Scud, Prominent Candidates, to Compete Today, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-09


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Kent Stakes Will Feature Delaware Week-End Card Pintor, High Scud, Prominent Candidates, to Compete Today By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del.* June 7. — The coming weeks sport at Delaware Park will feature Saturdays renewal of the 5,000 added Kent Stakes, to be preceded on Thursday by the opening of the local steeplechase season on Thursday with the running of the 0,000 added Tom Roby stake. I With the mile and one-half Belmont preceding the Kent by but a week, it is extremely difficult to select a probable starting field in the local mile and a sixteenth fixture. Blue Man, One Count, Armageddon, King Jolie, Golden Gloves, Master Fiddle and Olympic raced in the Belmont and are also eligible for the Kent. Whether or not their handlers will elect to drop them down seven-sixteenths of a mile and run them back within a one -week period remains to be seen. Considered more certain to compete in the Kent are such sophomores as Mrs. E. duPont Weirs Star of Persia, Bayard f Sharps Hannibal, Montpeliors Pintor, Max Kahlbaums Jampol. M. H„ Glucks Alls Fair, Mrs. Janet Hoaglins Lot-A-Brass, and either High Scud or Armagh from the King Ranch. Other possibilities include Jack Amiels Count Flame, Brandywine Stables Warpath, C. F. Heinickes Lets Live, Christiana Stables Andre, Herb C. Boorses G. R. Petersens, Hal Price Headleys Cajun and William Ziegler, Jr.s Stage. The Tom Roby, which launches the infield sport and is to be followed by the runnings of the Georgetown, Delaware Spring Maiden and Indian River Handicaps. The Roby honors the talented steeplechase rider who has been confined to the Mary Immaculate Hospital in Jamaica, Long Island,, since being involved in a spill a decade ago.i One of the most prominent Roby eligibles is E. B. Schleys Fracas, winner of the Belr" mont Spring Maiden and more recently fourth in the Meadow Brook Handicap.* Steeplechase horses have been arriving steadily during he past week and this phase of the sport may enjoy one of its best sea- sons here. Two prominent Kent hopefuls, Pintor and High Scud, are scheduled for competition here Monday in the featured Madisor Purse, a mile and a sixteenth test designed* exclusively for three-year-olds. They will meet the following: Paul Groos Knights-Reward, the Molly Ridge * Farm-Danny Shea coupling of Vieni and Sweet Ver-r mouth, C. Mahlon Klines Brechin, and W. J. Appels Kensington Ted. Pintor last raced in the Peter Pan and beat but a single horse in the Belmont slop. Prior to that he dropped a narrow decisionr of Jampol in the Preakness prep at Pimlico. i High Scud has raced well of late and in his | most recent appearance was unplaced in* the Jersey Stakes. Prior to that he was beaten narrowly by King Jolie, who came, I back to win the Jersey.

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