Four Delaware Valley Stakes Hopefuls In Easy Trials at Garden State Park: Idun, Hubcap, Balmacara, General Rocket Tune Up For Saturdays Outing, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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HUBCAP Breezed 3 furlongs in the going at Garden State Park in 37 yesterday in preparation for his engagement in Saturdays Delaware Valley Stakes Four Delaware ValleyStakes Hppefuls In Easy Trials at Garden State Park Idun Hubcap Balmacara General Rocket Tune Up For Saturdays Outing OutingBy By WILLIAM C PHILLIPS PHILLIPSGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 8 The track here was still deep in slop and mud this morning as a result of the prolonged rains but there was no precipitation during training hours and a generous number of horses were given easy trials Candidates for Saturdays 25000 added Delaware Valley Stakes at 6 furlongs who were seen under tack included Idun Hub ¬ cap Balmacara and General Rocket RocketMrs Mrs C Ulrick Bays Idun the juvenile filly champion last year was merely gal ¬ loped in company with a pony If she starts in the Delaware Valley it will be her initial outing of the season and the first time in her career that she has met colts The Royal Charger miss shipped in last week from New York and earlier this spring was in training at Keeneland KeenelandElkcam Elkcam Stables Hubcap winner of the recent Swift Stakes in New York showed a liking for the mud when he breezed 3 furlongs under Richard Lawless in 37 Trainer Ray Metcalf will also ride Lawless in the stakes on Saturday SaturdayBalmacara Balmacara who carries the hopes of Mrs Colin MacLeod worked an easy 6 furlongs in 1 18 The winner of the James H Con ¬ nors Memorial Stakes made his last start on opening day here and tired badly to be beaten off by the winning Ive Got Rhythm The latter Brookfield Farms colt is expected to receive his final blowout for the stakes under the eye of Eddie Kelly Friday morning Richard Finchers General Rocket was worked a half mile and breezed in 52 Other performers on the track this morn ¬ ing included Calumet Farms Iron Liege the 126pound highweight in last Satur ¬ days Valley Forge Handicap when he gave way grudgingly and finished a respectable fourth Iron Liege bfeezed a half mile and was timed in 52 52True True Verdict and Pearl Price two good sprinters from the William G Helis Jr Stable were also breezed True Verdict a possibility for some of the stake sprints in New York went 5 furlongs in l034s and Pearl Farms I Offbeat the War Relic filly reveling the going got a half mile in a handy A

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