Eight Derby Foes of Tim Tam To Seek Revenge in Preakness: Silky Sullivan Main Magnet As He Arrives; Principado May Start; Nala Not to Run, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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Eight Derby Foes of Tim Tarn To Seek Revenge in Preakness Silky Sullivan Main Magnet As He Arrives Principado May Start Nala Not to Run RunBy By CHARLES HATTON HATTONPIMLICO PIMLICO Baltimore Md May 7 Cal ¬ umets allweather allpurpose Tim Tarn is rated the only plausible Preakness fa ¬ vorite but it has been years since so many of the vanquished have followed a Derby winner to Pimlico Though the son of Tom Fool actually won pricking his ears last Saturday it appears eight of the beaten field want convincing or satisfaction or in any case a share of the Maryland Jockey Clubs 100000 classic a week from Saturday SaturdayDetraining Detraining here amid much fuss feath ¬ ers popping flashlight bulbs and 150 root ¬ er1 last night was Ross and Klipsfeins mighty Casey Silky Sullivan He was ac ¬ companied by Llangoliens gray Gone Fishin who was scarcely noticed in the homage paid the somewhat tarnished idol from Californiathough he finished eighth in the Derby Silky in the 12th position positionLater Later in the evening they were joined by Sunny Blue Farms Lincoln Road who arrived by van from Louisville where he was beaten only a half length by Tim Tarn after setting a realistic pace to the shadow of the finish finishMaine Maine Chance Trio Checks In InSlipping Slipping quietly into town this morning was Airs Elizabeth Grahams beaten Derby favorite Jewels Reward who had Maine Chances Jets Alibi and Ebony Pearl among his traveling companions They came by train on the same regularly scheduled run Tim Tam had taken a day earlier one involving 27 hours c tedious train travel with arrival here shortly after 10 am Trainer Ivan Parke was on the Mt Washington siding to see his charges safely unloaded and transferred to the course courseTrainer Trainer Reggie Cornell who flew from Louisville to attend details of Silky Sulli ¬ vans arrival was planing today to Cali ¬ fornia where he has 40 of his numerous trainees at Hollywood Park He returns Friday FridayAll All of the Preakness candidates from Kentucky unloaded on the local scene without incident All were understandably more or less tired after their hard race in the Derby and the long trip by train and van Nothing strenuous in the way of training will be needed nor expected of them for several days daysThe The rumpy Lincoln Road merely gal ¬ loped over the soggy PirrTico surface and Tim Tam and Silky Sullivan exercised un ¬ der the covered shed of Barn J JLincoln Lincoln Roads owner Isaac Blumberg of Chicago yesterday ordered the colt made a supplementary nominee to the Preakness at a cost of 7500 7500Crabgrass Crabgrass Stables Noureddin also will be nominated today the supplementary eligibility clause expiring at midnight Noureddin still is at Churchill Downs but trainer Slim Pierce plans to set out for Pimlico with him by van Friday at noon and they are expected to reach here Satur SaturContinued Continued on Page Ten Eight of Tim Tarns Derby Rivals to Seek Preakness PreaknessSilky Silky Sullivans Rooters Present On Arrival Principado May Start StartContinued Continued from Page One Oneday day morning Noureddin finished third in the Derby a length away from Tim Tarn Lincoln Road came here in care of Perry Jones jockey Chris Rogers motoring here to gallop him today with trainer Vic So vinski due tomorrow tomorrowJimmy Jimmy Jones now at Garden State Park drives down Thursday morning to take the Derby winner to the race track Plain Ben will join him coming from Churchill Downs Tim Tam was under tack 45 min ¬ utes at the barn this morning and looked and acted yell He yas ridden by his regu ¬ lar exercise rider Joe Swart SwartThe The Preakness gained a possible starter and lost one this morning Frank Downey Bonsai who conditions Montpeliers Nala said We were disappointed in his race in the Chesapeake and he is not up to the Preakness We want to give him a chance to develop Bonsai said that Principado a Preakness eligible he trains for JRoslyn Farm will start in an overnight race at Garden State soon and that he may qual ¬ ify in this effort to start in the 1 316 miles May 17 17The The present census of Preakness prob ¬ ables on the grounds ranges through Tim Tam Silky Sullivan Lincoln Road Jewels Reward Jets Alibi Ebony Pearl and Gone Fishin from Kentucky plus the local tal ¬ ent Principado Board Man and Plion Lil Fella and Noureddin are expected with Backbone the Chesapeake winner coming from neighboring Garden State StateThere There is no recent word on the statuses of Martins Rullah Chance it Tony and A Dragon Killer Derby starteio who may try again for one of the classics in the Preakness PreaknessA A field of from 13 to 15 now appears likely likelyThis This upcoming Preakness will gross 135000 plus plusThe The advance sale of reserved seats like that at the Downs for the Derby suggests a crowd of near record proportions with any luck in the weather And experts promise clear and cool conuitions in their longrange forecasts

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