Twenty-Seven to Contest English Derby Renewal, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-09


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Twenty-Seven to Contest English Derby Renewal By Special Correspondent NEWMARKET, England, June 9.— King George VI. s Rising Light will head the field of 27 horses that will go postward here tomorrow for the one hundred and sixty-fifth consecutive renewal of the Derby Stakes, acclaimed as the worlds greatest horse race. It is somewhat an unusual coincidence that the American counterpart of our premier classic, the Kentucky Derby, is for the first time in history set for decision the same afternoon at historic Churchill Downs, The field follows: Horse. Owner. Wt Rising Light King George VL 126 Black Peter Mrs. B. Lavington 126 Baroda Squadron H. H. Jackwar of Baroda 126 Chamossaire Sq. Ldr. Stanhope Joel 126 Court Martial Lord Astor 126 Captain Kim H Kouyoumdjiau 126 Concentration Sir M. McAlpina 126 Dante Sir Eric Ohlson 126 Flare Path Col. D. Hornung 126 Fairwell Lady Zia Wernher 126 Fordham H. H. Aga Khan 126 Edenbridge P. Bartholomew 126 Gay Scot James V. Rank 128 High Peak Lady Derby 126 Manuchehr H.H. Aga Khan 126 Paperweight Sir A. Butt 126 Preciptic Capt. A. S. Wills 126 Royal Charger J. Jarvis 126 Midas Lord Rosebery 126 Sapper Mrs. J. S Barrington 126 Rio Largo Col. F. J. Lundgren 126 Sheperdme C. Cullimore 126 Sun Honey Lord Milford 126 Sun Storm Miss D. Paget 126 Vicinity Major J. B. Walker 126 Wood Note Peter Beatty 126 Avalanche M. Freedman IM

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