Several Invaders to Go in Richards: Pop Corn Latest Added to Line-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-06


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Several Invaders to Go in Richards Pop Corn Latest I Added to Line-up Lucky Dip, Field of Honor, Missile Also Coming From New York for Delaware Test By PALMER HEAGERTY DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 5. Invaders from New York are expected to make up at least half of the field to contest Saturdays twentieth running of the 5,000 added Leonard Richards Stakes. Most recent and most noteworthy addition to the line-up for the mile and one -eighth affair is Greentree Stables Pop Corn, the Nii-gal Discovery colt who scored an impressive eight-length victory at Belmont Park Tuesday afternoon.- In announcing that he would ship Pop Corn here for the event, trainer John Gaver also advised Delaware Park officials that he had secured the saddle services of Joe Culmone, who is currently riding at peak form. Pop Corn, who was beaten a nose by Commendation at seven furlongs in his only previous outing this year, was credited with time of 1:43 for a mile and a sixteenth Tuesday, and it was apparent that he could have shaved a bit had he been fully urged. Also scheduled to check in from New York are Cain Hoy Stables Lucky Dip and John A. Morris Missile, both of whom are conditioned by Woody Stephens, and Mrs. Jan Burkes Field of Honor. The locally housed three-year-olds considered definite starters are Calumet Farms Barbizon, Ros-lyn Farms Inswept and John S. Kellys We Trust. Lucky Dip Victor in Kent Lucky Dip returns to defend the laurels he gained in winning last weeks Kent Stakes,, in which he came from last position with a late surge riot to be denied. Missile,, who was sidelined for a spell following a light Florida campaign, has raced but twice recently, finishing second at. Jamaica and third at Belmont in a pair of six-furlong affairs. " Field of Honor was beaten less than two lengths by Attica following a mile in l:3645 recently at Belmont Park, but prior to that had registered three consecutive victories, two of them at six furlongs, and the other at a mile and a sixteenth. Despite the dull showing of Barbizon in" I last weeks Kent, trained Jimmy Jones has stated that he will start the Polynesian colt back in the Leonard Richards. Barbizon, voted last years juvenile championship, has failed to display such capabilities this season and many contend that he no longer possesses them. The Chesapeake winner, Inswept, turned in a good effort when second behind Lucky Dip hi the Kent and most certainly will reengage that fellow and others in the Richards. Possibly his top performance of the season was in the Preakness Prep, where he raced Bold Ruler to a length at a mile and a sixteenth. . Remaining as possible participants are: Glenelg Stables Assemblyman arid Joe W. Browns Tenacious, third and fourth, respectively, in the Kent; Cary C. Boshamers Gama, and Mrs. Walter Mi Jeffords Bakht. The latter has been a distinct disappoint-, ment thfs year and his lone recommendation came this morning when he broke from the gate and went seven furlongs in 1:28, handily.

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