Entries for Forty-Fifth Preakness Stakes: Fifty-Six Named for 5,000 Added Prize to be Run May 11, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-23


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ENTRIES FOR FORTY-FIFTH PRE AKNESS STAKES p v Fifty-Six Named for 5,000 Added Prize to Be Run May 11 All Most Prominent Three-Year-Old Prospects of Year, With Exception of Chance Sun, Among Entries for Pimlicos Rich Race BALTIMORE, Md., April 22 Today, Roman Soldier, Commonwealth, Psychic Bid, Omaha, Rosemont and Plat Eye are chief among the fifty-six colts, geldings and fillies nominated by thirty-five interests for the forty-fifth running of the 25,000 added mile and three-sixteenths Preakness Stakes, most important of Marylands spring specials for three-year-olds. The Preakness, which will feature the meeting at the Maryland Jockey Clubs historic Pimlico course here Saturday, May 11, closed Monday, April 15, and nomi- Jnations were released today by M. L. Daiger, secretary of the club. Practically every aspirant to the three-year-old crown in America was nominated, and following, as it does, the Kentucky Derby renewal, which precedes it by one week at Louisville, the local stake is expected to have a considerable bearing on honors in this division. The Preakness, which closed later than usual this year, for the first time is opened to geldings and chief- among those nominated is Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Commonwealth, Bostonian three-year-old that earned a top rank among the lands juveniles in competition here last fall. Among those nominated for the Preakness, which were not made eligible to the Kentucky Derby are Black Helen, winner of the Florida Derby; Gillie, which won the California Derby, and Rosemont, one of the leaders of last years two-year-olds. The colt most conspicuous by his absence from the Preakness is J. E. Wideners Chance Sun, long winter book favorite for the Kentucky Derby. PROMINENT ELIGIBLES. Prominent among the nominees, in addition to those above mentioned are Sailor Beware, Good Flavor, Whiskolo, Mantagna, Firethorn, Sun Fairplay, Try Sympathy, Special Agent, Young Native, Boxthorn, Pit ter Pat and Supreme Court. The Pimlico meeting of a dozen days opens Monday, April 29, and the management is making preparations to handle the usual capacity throng for the principal feature of the session. On the honor roll of Preakness winners are such great horses as Tom Ochiltree, Duke of Magenta, Harold, The Bard, Sir Barton, Man o War, Broomspun, Display, Victorian, Gallant Fox, Mate and Head Play. The stake last year produced one of the most stirring three-year-old contests of the season, marking the only defeat at three of Cavalcade, which was forced to bow by a head to his stablemate, High Quest. Mrs. Isabel Dodge Sloane, who is owner of that pair will make another bid for the 5,000 added prize with one or more of three nominees, Psychic Bid, winner of last years Hopeful; Special Agent and Young Native. She is among the most liberal subscribers to the forthcoming renewal. BELAIR STUD NAMES SIX. Belair Stud, of William Woodward, chairman of The Jockey Club, and whose Gallant Fox was winner of the 1930 renewal, leads the list of nominators with half a dozen, headed by Omaha. The group is completed by Gallant Prince, Sir Beverley, Fitter Pat, Vicaress and Thruster. Col. E. R. Bradley nominated four, Black Helen, Bloodroot, Boxthorn and Big Gawk. In addition to Nellie Flag. Calumet Farm named Calumet Dick and Skip It. C. V. Whitney nominated Today, Mister Gander and Song, and Green-trees trio are Gillie, Plat Eye and Sailor Beware. The complete list of nominees is as fol-Jows: A. J. Abels St. Moritz; F. M. Alger Jr.s Polar Flight; Mrs. F. M. Algers Supreme Court; Belair Studs Omaha, Gallant Prince, Sir Beverley, Pitter Pat, Vicaress and Thruster; G. H. Bostwicks Allen Z.; E. R. Bradleys Black Helen, Bloodroot, Boxthorn and Big Gawk; Braedalbane Stables Weston; Mrs. Charles S. Bromleys Brannon; Brookmeade Stables Young Native, Special Agent and Psychic Bid; Calumet Farm3 Calumet Dick, Skip It and Nellie Flag; John F. Clark Jr.s Clang, Try Sympathy and Sun Fairplay; Foxcatchcr Farms Rosemont; Thomas B. Gays Stick emup; Greentree .Continued on sixteenth page. ENTRIES FOR 45TH PREAKNESS STAKES Continued from first page. Stables Gillie, Plat Eye and Sailor Beware; H. Price Headleys Apprehend and Whopper; Mrs. R. H. Heighes Brown Twig; Howe Stables Nautch; Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Commonwealth; Walter M. Jeffords Fire-thorn; W. A. Jones Furfiber; Willis Sharpe Kilmers North Wales II. .and Hilltown; Breckinridge Longs Legume; J. H. Louch-heims Morpluck; Maemere Farms Man-tagna; Middleburg Stables Esposa; Milky . Way Farms Whiskolo and Blue Armor; Crispin Oglebays Supra Ultra and Roman Soldier; M. L. Schwartz Good Flavor and Crowded Hours; Paul A. Shaws Gov. Sholtz; Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilts Cold Shoulder and Gum; Warm Stables Demonstration; C. V. Whitneys Song, Mister Gander and Today. Closed with fifty-six nominations in thirty-five interests. To be run Saturday, May 11.

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