New Jim Dandy Makes Racing Bow at Aqueduct, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-19


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New Jim Dandy Makes Racing Bow at Aqueduct AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 18.— Jim Dandy is back at the races. A namesake of the horse who pulled one of the most stunning upsets of the century is entered in the fourth race at Aqueduct Saturday. The two-year-old colt, will be making: his racing: debut in a five and a half furlongs maiden event. He is owned by Herman B. Delman, who bid 5,000 for him at the Saratoga yearling sales in 1952. The colt is by Priam II. — Aphaona, by Asteroide and was bred at Henry H. Rights Almahurst Farm. The original Jim Dandy earned his place among never-to-be-forgotten horses on the turf when he made good as a 100-to-l shot in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on August 16, 1930, easily defeating the champion Gallant Fox, the l-to-2 favorite, and Which-one over a heavy track. Rules of the Jockey Club stipulates that at least 15 years must pass before the name, of a, i horse can be dupliacted.

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