Renew Delaware Valley Saturday: Six-Furlong Camden Spring Expected to Engage Talent Show, Backbone and Hubcap, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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BERN BURGOO— Captured the Laurel Spring Turf Handicap in the colors of William Hal Bishop. I 1 . Renew Delaware Valley Saturday Six-Furlong Camden Sprint Expected to EngageJTalent Show, Backbone and Hubcap GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., May 3. — Racing will be presented at this course on Monday as the 25-day spring meeting at Garden State Park proceeds into its second program withou interruption of the "dark" Mondays of former seasons. Stakes candidates for the seven added money fixtures remaining to. be renewed after Saturdays opening-day Valley Forge Handicap were mostly marking time over ttie week end, with the 5,000 added Delaware Valley Stakes on next Saturday, May 10, their first opportunity. The Delaware Valley, which is for three-year-olds, will have its fifth renewal at 6 furlongs and it is expected to attract, a classy group of young runners from an original nomination list of 42. Foremost among the candidates stabled on the grounds are Boncrist Farms Backbone, Mrs. Ada L. Rices Talent Show and Elkcam Stables Hubcap. Others considered likely are John S. Kellys Deack Duncan, Brookfield Farms Ive Got Rhythm, Mrs. Colin Mac Leods Balmacara, C. P. Edwards Alliance, Oscar Garrigues Grand Suspense, and several others. Backbone Chesapeake Winner. Trainer Lloyd Murray has been conditioning Backbone with the Delaware Valley as the colts immediate objective. The son of Worden and Shooting High gained national prestige recently in Maryland when he won the Chesapeake Stakes, and there is a possibility that if he races well here on Saturday that his next step will be the Preakness the following week end. Talent Show was withdrawn from the Kentucky Derby following an unimpressive effort behind Belleau Chief. Gone Fishin, Silky Sullivan and others in the 7 furlong Stepping Stone Purse at Churchill Downs the Saturday preceding the three-year-old classic, and he was transferred here to Garden State. Talent Show, who is by Olympia— Royal Lily, appears to be at his best racing at the shorter distances and the Delaware "Valley should be a gocd medium for his talents. Hubcap was the recent victor of the 7 furlong Swift Stakes in New York, beating some of the cleverest colts in the Metropolitan area, and he also raced well last winter in Florida. Three Delaware Valley candidates engaged in a 6-furlong prep on todays inaugural program and the results of their performances will be viewed with interest. They are Deack Duncan, Ive Got Rhythm and Balmacara.

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