Plion May Test Unbeaten Idun Saturday In Delaware Valley Cap at Camden: Ward Undecided on Starting Champion Filly; Backbone, Ive Got Rhythm Probables, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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PLION The Blue Grass Stakes winner arrived at Garden State Park to fill his engagement in Saturdays Delaware Valley Stakes Pion May Test Unbeaten I dun Saturday In Delaware Valley Cap at Cameen Ward Undecided on Starting Champion Filly Backbone Ive Got Rhythm Probables ProbablesBy By WILLIAM C PHILLIPS PHILLIPSGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 7 Edward Potter Jrs Plion winner of the recent Blue Grass Stakes at Keene and Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland will be a starter in the Delaware Valley Handi ¬ cap here Saturday with Joe Culmone as his rider The son of Greek Ship andTree Fly also won tthe Sapling Stakes at Mon mouth Park as juvenile and has on other occasions defeated several of the top mem ¬ bers of his generation He arrived here yesterday from Kentucky and will be sad ¬ dled in the 6 furlongs features on Satur ¬ day by trainer Tom Jolley JolleyIndications Indications are that Mrs C Ulrick Bays champion Idun also will be in the Dela ¬ ware Valley field along with Brookfield Farms Ive Got Rhythm Boncrist Farms Backbone Elkcam Stables Hubcap John S Kellys Deack Duncan Mrs Colin Mac ¬ Leods Balmacara Mrs Ada L Rices Tal ¬ ent Show Melvin H Scholsbergs Lord Gregor Sam Tufanos King Me and per ¬ haps others othersIdun Idun was transferred here from New York last week end with the objective of launchng her threeyearold season at this track Trainer Sherrill Ward was vague in his exact intentions whether the spec ¬ tacular miss would challenge colts for the first time in her career by running in the Delaware Valley or if he has his sights sets on a 10000purse overnight sprint exclusively for threeyearold fillies If the itter is the case however there may be some difficulty finding an adequate vfield to oppose her herTrainer Trainer Eddie Kelly reportedly has de ¬ cided to run Ive Got Rhythm in the Dela ¬ ware Valley in preference of invading New York for the Withers on Monday Jockey Howard Grant has been assigned the mount The son of War Relic Imacomin has won three of his four starts including an easy triumph in the slop here on open ¬ ing day Unraced at two his lone defeat was in the Jamaica Handicap this spring springWalter Walter Blum has the assignment to ride Backbone the Chesapeake Stakes winner who is an outside possibility for the Preak ness Lionel Lefevbre is engaged for Deack Duncan a colt who won the Governors Gold Cup at Bowie this spring Balmacara winner of the James H Connors Memorial Stakes in Maryland is to be ridden by Dave Gorman

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