Enter New Moon, Preakness Eligible: Showing in Todays Feature To Determine Straus Colts Status in Week-End Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-04


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Enter New Moon Preakness Eligible EligibleShowing Showing in Todays Feature To Determine Straus Colts Status in WeekEnd Fixture FixturePIMLICO PIMLICO Md May 3 The Survivor for threeyearolds and regarded as a pre ¬ view of the Preakness is the salient offer ¬ ing at old Pimlico tomorrow The race is over the mile and a sixteenth distance and carries an added value of 2500 The Sur ¬ vivor was first run in 1938 with Hypocrite owned by Ral Parr returned the winner However in its brief history the name of a Preakness winner is not engraved upon its roll of honor The nominations for the Survivor closed on Tuesday April 1 and 38 threeyearolds were made eligible For the sixth running a field of seven were named overnight of which one New Moon owned by H L Straus is eligible for the richer weekend offering The present status of the Discovery Lady in the Moon colt is in doubt but the problem will be solved by his showing in the race tomorrow tomorrowThe The Survivor is the sixth race of the day and one that should furnish an interesting contest due to the weight assignments Five of the seven starters are slated to carry 113 pounds while Wine Punch carries 110 and the only filly in the dash Baby Darling carries 111 Eye for Eye owned by the King Ranch was shipped here Trom New York by trainer Max Hirsch for the event while the others are well known to Maryland rac ¬ ing patrons New Moon on the strength of his showing back of Vincentive in his last start will probably reign as the public choice New Moon was also named for the Towson a sixfurlong condition dash as was Montpeliers Link and E K Brysons Wine Punch The final choice of which race in which they will start will be decided by their respective trainers Link in the Towson is to be ridden by an apprentice rider with 114 pounds as his assignment while New Moon in the sprint event is to carry 119 119Towson Towson Secondary Event EventRacing Racing secretary McLennan offers as usual an eightrace program with a stee ¬ plechase event as the first race This is a substitute affair and attracted a field of twelve The second race is for Maryland bred maiden juveniles and this also at ¬ tracted a capacity field These two events comprise the Daily Double The third race is for fouryearolds and upward at six furlongs This race brought about the use of the alsoeligible and excluded list When the entries were tabulated for this 42 more than the required number answered the call The fourth race as per custom is designated as the War Bond Purse and another avalanche of platers who prefer a route were named In addition to the four alsoeligibles eighteen were excluded The eighth race of the day is a split of the fourth fourthThe The Towson the fifth race is the second ¬ ary feature and seven were named of which Link and New Moon were also entered in the Survivor Should both decline the issue in here for the richer offering the Green tree Stables Whose likely will be installed as the public choice Whose has to his credit a good race here in which after showing speed he finished second to Link Gallant Witch Rokeby Jake Dimout and Ariel Patrol complete the field The seventh race is the Nassau for platers fouryear olds and upward and over a mile and a sixteenth Twelve were named for this event

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