Day Court Joins Field For Hartford Handicap: Nine Rated Definite Starters At Lincoln Downs on Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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Day Court Joins Field For Hartford Handicap HandicapNine Nine Rated Definite Starters At Lincoln Downs on Saturday SaturdayBy By Staff Correspondent LINCOLN DOWNS Lincoln R I May 14 Elmendorfs Day Court threeyear old Englishbred colt this morning joined the blue ribbon array of sophomores slated to contest the 25000 added Hartford Handicap at Lincoln Downs Saturday raising the list of definite starters to nine for the closingday feature at one mile and 70 yards yardsWith With the commitment of Day Court also came word that jockey Angel Valenzuela one of the top bootersin the nation and brother to Ismael Valenzuela will be at Lincoln Saturday to have the leg up on the Elmendorf star starDay Day Court has won two races this year both at Hialeah Park and one coming at the expense of Sir Ruler in a mile and 70 yards allowance Following his two straight triumphs Day Court contested the Flor ¬ ida Derby which was won by Tim Tarn with Lincoln Road finishing second Last month the import finished a close second to Talent Show in an allowance at Gulf stream Park ParkWith With the starters to be named Thursday at the regular closing time of entries the Hartford field may pick up more starters and racing secretary Gordon Morrow was confident that a full field will go postward in the final feature that looms as one of the standout three year old races of the New England season seasonAlready Already named as starters are such prominent invading sophomore stars as Maine Chance Farms Ebony Pearl Bon crist Farms Backbone Merrick Stables Wing Jet Peter Fullers Deep Study and R B Carrolls Deadeye Dick Backbone at 122 pounds is the topweight of the field with Ebony Pearl likely to go to the post as second highweight at 120 120Of Of the home forces made eligible for the Hartford three have accepted thus far with the list expected to be increased at closing time Already accepting the issue were Play it Alone and Admirals Joy who will carry the colors of G S Colella of Haverhill Mass and loom as stout con ¬ tenders and Walter Hills Come On Joe

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