Six to Oppose Director in Caesar Rodney Purse: Goff Three-Year-Old Candidate for Saturdays Preakness Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-12


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Six to Oppose Director In Caesar Rodney Purse Goff Three-Year-Old Candidate For Saturdays Preakness Stakes STANTON, Del., June 11.— Caesar Rodney, one of Delawares heroes of Revolutionary days, will be honored by Delaware Park tomorrow when the six furlongs feature event for three-year-olds will carry his name. Rodney rode his horse from Lewes, Delaware, to Philadelphia to provide the deciding signature in making the Declaration of Independence active and his statue adorns a park in the center of Wilmington. A field of seven has been named for the Rodney, including Mandel Baird Goffs Director, a candidate for Saturdays Preakness at Pimlico. Director will be coupled with Chicle Clown. Arrayed against this entry will be Jacob L. Friedmans Sheltie, recent victor over a smart band of "sophomores" at this course, O. L. Bonifays Statesman, also a victor here. Edgehill Stables High Boss, a double victor at the meeting, and Bobanet Stables Trojan Fleet, also a winner, are named as well. One member of the group is William Helis Spartacus. making his debut to racing aainst this fit and speedy field. Supporting the Rodney is a mile and a sixteenth allowance affair which drew Reztips and Gremlin, coupled as the Margaret McCallum-Mayfair Stable entry, Bobanet Stables Alfios, Sam Feinbergs Ariel Flight, and John Fosters Cushlamacree.

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