Hartford Handicap Draws Ebony Pearl: Wing Jet Also to Contest Lincoln Downs Closing-Day Feature Attraction Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14


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Hartford Handicap Draws Ebony Pearl PearlWing Wing Jet Also to Contest Lipcoln Downs1 ClosingDay Feature Attraction Saturday SaturdayLINCOLN LINCOLN DOWNS Lincoln R I May 13 Lincoln Downs 25000added Hart ¬ ford Handicap which comes up for de ¬ cision Saturday as the closing dayfeature here achieved even more importance to ¬ day with the announcement that Maine Chance Farms Ebony Pearl starter in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness eligible will be flown here tomorrow to start in the mile and 70yard feature exclusively for sophomores sophomoresTJie TJie decision of Mrs Elizabeth Arden Graham mistress of Maine Chance to start her star sophdmore who was beaten just a neck by Tim Tarn Derby winner in the Derby Trial gave the Hartford a tremendous lift towards being one of the top attractions of the New England season and further supplied the finalday head liner with sophomore stars who earlier in the year were made eligible for racings Triple Crown CrownWing Wing Jet Also Coming ComingOn On the heels of Mrs Grahams decision to sejnd Ebony Pearl postward in the Hart ¬ ford and pass up the Preakness came word from trainer George Auerbach that Mer rick Stables Wing Jet another of the Triple Crown eligibles will be at Lincoln tomorrow to join the starting field in the Saturday race Wing Jet xsho was de ¬ clared from yesterdays Withers at Belmont Park holds a high rating among the na ¬ tions sophomores as a result of some fine races against the best of the division divisionIn In his last start Wing Jet finished sec ¬ ond to Sir Robby in an allowance at Ja ¬ maica and before that was fourth in the Wood Memorial behind Jewels Reward Noureddin and Maitins Rullah all of whom contested the Kentucky Derby In the Experimental Free Handicap Wing Jet was third behind Martins Rullah and Noureddin NoureddinThe The commitment of Ebony Pearl and Wing Jet raised theearly number of start ¬ ers in the Hartford to eight with ra cin secretary Gordon Morrow practically as ¬ sured of more definites before entries close Thursday Besides Ebony Pearl and Wing Jet Boncrist Farms Backbone winner of the Chesapeake Stakes who is already on the grounds along with R B Carrolls Deadeye Dick G S Colellas entry of Play it Alone and Admirals Joy Walter Hills Come on Joe and Peter Fullers Deep Study the latter due to arrive from New York Thursday are all definite starters in the meetings final big race

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