Eleven Oppose Invigorator in Kent: Gives Foes Twelve To Fifteen Pounds; Magic Lamp, County Clare Should Prove Troublesome For Saxon Colt to Defeat, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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Eleven Oppose Inviaorator in Kent Gives Foes Twelve To Fifteen Pounds PoundsMagic Magic Lamp County Clare Should Prove Troublesome For Saxon Colt to Defeat DefeatBy By PALMER HEAGERTY HEAGERTYStaff Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK Stanton Del June 12 The 25000 added Kent Stakes first of two important threeyearold fixtures offered by the Delaware Steeplechase and Race Association has its sixteenth running tomorrow afternoon as the featured event on a wellbalanced program The mile and onesixteenth test the purse of which will gross 33400 will match Saxon Stables Invigorator against Brookmeade Stables County Clare Rokeby Stables Magic Lamp and nine other sophomores sophomoresInvigorator Invigorator a dark bay son of Brookfield has been a gem of consistency in the divi ¬ sion finishing in the money in the Experi ¬ mental Gotham Wood Memorial Kentucky Derby and Withers but it was not until last week that he scored his initial victory of the year by downing Isasmoothie in the Peter Pan As in that test he will have the saddle services of Nick Shuk and he will be conceding from 12 to 15 pounds to his rivals rivalsCounty County Clares appearances this year have been infrequent the son of Shannon n having faced the starter only three times He made his seasonal bow with a victory at Gulfstream in late March then was idle until May 2 when he won an over ¬ night event at Garden State over the mile and a sixteenth route His only other ap ¬ pearance was in the Jersey Stakes at the same track one week later when over a sloppy track he was in front for the first mile in 139 and faded to finish fourth behind Royal Bay Gem Ira Hanford will again be atop trainer Preston Burchs charge chargeRan Ran Second to Native Dancer DancerMagic Magic Lamp whose best effort was a second to Native Dancer in the Gotham boasts a pair of victories in as many local appearances In his last effort he was sent a mile and a sixteenth and scored with ri ¬ diculous ease Jack Westrope who is ex ¬ hibiting his top form during this meeting will ride Magic Lamp while Jimmy Lynch will be astride VTwo The latter returned to competition recently with a sprint vic ¬ tory but his ability at the mile and a six ¬ teenth route is doubtful doubtfulRounding Rounding but the Kent field are the fol ¬ lowing Blue Stone Farms Scimitar Herb Boorses Uncle Ev Howell Jacksons Caesar Did Edmond Bixers Skoal William Zieg ler Jrs Tortilla Prank A Piarullis Count Cavour and the J S SylvesterG K Mur dock coupling of Nebullus and Abbezac AbbezacScimitar Scimitar a 5000 claim last year earned a starting spot in the Kent with his victory here last week On that occasion the son of The Sultan sped a mile and a sixteenth in 144 which is respectable time to say the least He will be ridden by Glen Lasswell

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