Thirty Nominations Received For 5,000 Hartford Cap: Backbone, Ebony Pearl, Nala, Sir Robby and Nisht Amool In Lincolns May 17 Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07


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Thirty Nominations Received For 25000 Hartford Cap Backbone Ebony Pearl Noa Sir Robby and Nisht Amool In Lincoln s May 17 Stake StakeBy By ELI CHIAT CHIATLINCOLN LINCOLN DOWNS Lincoln R I May 6 A representative group of 30 three yearolds including some Preakness and Belmont candidates have been nominated for the inaugural running of the 25000 dded Hartford Handicap mile and 70 yards feature on the closing day of this meeting Saturday May 17 This event second richest race of this session will be contested on the same afternoon as the Preakness and as a result may lure some sophomores who may not be desirous of tangling with the likes of Tim Tam Jewels Reward Lincoln Road and Silky Sullivan SullivanHeading Heading the list of nominees for the local sophomore headline are Bonciist Farms Backbone Montpeliers Nala and Maine Chance Farms Ebony Pearl Back ¬ bone turned in the best effort of his career at Laurel when he won the Chesapeake Stakes for his initial stakes triumph Pre ¬ viously in a mile and 70 yards allowance event at Gulfstream Park the son of Worden Shooting High edged Lincoln Road by a half length y i iNala Nala Runnerup in Preakness Stakes Nala finished second to Backbone in the Chesapeake and earlier in the Laurel ses ¬ sion towroped a field of allowance per ¬ formers to score by six lengths Ebony Pearr forced Tim Tam to his utmost in the Derby Trial at Churchill Downs be ¬ fore succumbing by a neck ttf the eventual Tferby winner In his Derby test Ebony Pearl was in contention until early stretch before tiring tiringOthers Others named for the Hartford who were highly rated by their owners so that they were nominated for the Triple Crown events are John S Kroeses Sir Robby Alexander J Ostrikers Nisht Amool Brookfield Farms Ive Got Rhythm W T Markeys Edliss and Merrick Stables Wing Jet JetThe The local aspirants are topped by Gerald Colellas pair of Admirals Joy and Play it Alone who between them have practically dominated the sophomore handicaps at the meeting Admirals vJoy has won the Inaug ¬ ural and the St Patricks Day handicaps with Play it Alone taking down top honors in the Bill McAuley Handicap HandicapWeight Weight assignments for the Hartford will be released by racing secretary Gordon Morrow next Saturday SaturdayThe The complete list of nominations follows Admirals Joy Ambitwixt Backbone Columbia Gem Come On Joe Day Court Deadeye Dick Deep Study Devil Seas Ebony Pearl Edliss Fairfield Gang Fox In the Country Ive Got Rythn Jackies Comet Jlardi Mighty Bull Motor Pool Nala Nisht Amool Play it Alone Prince Ariel Rare Legend Rangy Ronald J Sir Robby Tiller Ep Whats Ahead Wing Jet

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