Backbone Has Top Impost for Hartford: Chesapeake Winner to Tote 122 While Nala Gets 121 in 5,000 Stakes at Lincoln, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Backbone Has Top Impost for Hartford HartfordChesapeake Chesapeake Winner to Tote 122 While Nala Gets 121 in 25000 Stakes at Lincoln LincolnBy By Staff Correspondent LINCOLN DOWNS Lincoln R I May 9 Boncrist Farms Backbone who reached his peak form in the Chesapeake Stakes when he edged Montpeliers Nala by a half length has been allotted the top impost of 122 pounds for the 25000 added Hartford Mandicap This mile and 70 yards race for threeyearolds will be staged here on closing day Saturday May 17 the same afternoon that the Preakness will be presented at Pimlico The Hartford drew 30 nominations and the weights scale down to 100 pounds for F D DiAmelios Rangy Backbone is being mentioned prominently as a potential starter in the Preakness where he will carry 126 pounds Nala who was favored in the Chesa ¬ peake when carrying 113 pounds the same poundage as toted by Backbone in that race is next in line with 121 pounds He also is considered a potential Starter in the Preakness PreaknessEbony Ebony Pearl in Contention in Derby DerbyThe The assignment of 120 pounds has been given to both Maine Chance Farms Ebony Pearl and Alexander J Ostrikers Nisht Amool Ebony Pearl was in contention for the first mile of the Kentucky Derby before retiring and before that forced Tim Tarn all out to win the Derby Trial Nisht Amoors most promising effort this year was in the Swift Stakes at Jamaica fin ¬ ishing in third position only a length and one half behind Hubcap and Levelation LevelationJohn John S Kroeses Sir Robby already a winner of three races this year gets into the Hartford with 117 pounds He flashed an excellent effort in the Fountain of Youth Handicap at Gulfstream Park reaching the end of that 1 116 miles test some three lengths behind Tim Tarn al ¬ though later on he was outdistanced by Tim Tam in the Florida Derby DerbyR R B Carrolls Deadeye Dick one of the juvenile stars on this circuit last year was given 116 pounds He won the May ¬ flower Stakes at Suffolk Downs last year Gerald Colellas Play it Alone was assigned 114 pounds and his Admirals Joylvas given 113 pounds This pair have been dom ¬ inating the local threeyearold handicap events so far this season seasonThe The complete list of nominations and weights follow Horse Wt WtBackbone Backbone 122 122Nala Nala 121 121Ebony Ebony Pearl 120 120Nisht Nisht Amool 120 120Sir Sir Robby 117 117Deadeye Deadeye Dick 116 116Wing Wing Jet 115 115Play Play it Alone 114 114Admirals Admirals Joy 113 113Deep Deep Study 113 113In In the Country 113 113Day Day Court 112 112Edliss Edliss 112 112Rare Rare Legend 112 Ive Got Rythm 111 Horse Wt WtCome Come on Joe 110 110Ambitwixt Ambitwixt 109 109Jackies Jackies Comet 108 108Mighty Mighty Bull 108 108Mardi Mardi 107 107Motor Motor Pool 107 107Devil Devil Seas 106 106Prince Prince Ariel 106 106Ronald Ronald J 106 106Whats Whats Ahead 106 106Columbia Columbia Gem 105 105Fairfield Fairfield 105 105Gang Gang Fox 103 103Tiller Tiller Ep 102 102Rangy Rangy 100

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