Eight Middle Distance Runners Named for Kennett Purse at Delaware Today: Meadow Maid Regarded as Likely Favorite in Event; Nine Go in Sprint Offering, Daily Racing Form, 1946-06-18


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Eight Middle Distance Runners Named For Kennett Purse at Delaware Today Meadow Maid Regarded as .t Likely Favorite in Event; Nine Go in Sprint Offering DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 17. With the first half of the 30-day meeting having been concluded with the running of last Saturdays program, racing will resume tomorrow at Delaware Park with the one mile and a sixteenth Kennett Purse, for four-year-olds and upward in Grade "D" occupying the spotlight. Today was an off-day at the Stanton track. Eight good middle distance runners were drawn for the Kennett which has been programmed as the sixth race. Expected to command as much attention as the advertised feature, however, is the six-furlong seventh race, an allowance test for three-year-old fillies. Bohemia Stables four-year-old filly, Meadow Maid, who turned in a good effort behind such fleet sprinters as Trojan Fleet, Quarter Moon, and Dawn Attack in a six-furlong test on last Fridays program, probably will enjoy favoritism in the Kennett. Just before reaching Delaware Park, Meadow Maid was a good winner over the mile route in a race at New York which rather indicates that she will find the one mile and a sixteenth Kennett distance able. Henry H. Hetchts Cannikin, beaten only a length by Tedious Miss and Stingprice who dead-heated in the second race of the Montchannin Handicap series on June 7, gets a very good figure in the Kennett field and may prove Meadow Maids staunchest rival. Rounding out the Kennett field are George Perrys Smiling Lass, Mrs. G. Campbells Nita Jean, M. S. Goldnamers My Malcha, Henry L. Straus Maidofthemoon, Mrs. H. Obres Round Trip and W. I. Jones Helen Dear. Round Trip was a clever winner of a sprint race in her last start and the manner in which she drew out in the stretch suggests she will encounter little difficulty in stretching her speed for a mile and a sixteenth. Paradise Farms Dog OSullivan will be casting for her second straight victory when she engages eight good rivals of her own age and sex in the six-furlong seventh race. Dog OSullivan revealed good speed in her last race, in which she ran six furlongs in 1:11. Off that smart effort, the chestnut filly looms as a stout pre-race favorite. Crispin Oglebays Upper Level, rested and freshened up since a winning race at Pim-lico last May 10, shapes up as Dog OSulli-vans staunchest rival, although Brook-Meade Stable has a sharp contender in the race in Music, also a winner of her last race. The balance of the well-matched field comprises W. P. Chryslers Flower Call, W. I. Jones Grand Actress, Mrs. M. E. Whitneys La La, Joseph F. Flanagans Sue Creek, Gustave Rings Anatolia and Pentagon Stables Malvaset.

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