Loyal Legion Starts In Burke Handicap: Has Faultless and Five Others To Beat in Final Havre Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-01


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Loyal Legion Starts In Burke Handicap HandicapHas Has Faultless and Five Others To Beat in Final Havre Stake StakeHAVtfE HAVtfE DE GRACE Md April 30 THe Harford Agricultural and Breeders Asso ¬ ciation concludes its 14day spring meeting tomorrow and while the session cannot be called highly profitable it will go into the records as satisfactory considering that all but three days of the sport conflicted with the nearby Garden State Park meeting The Havre de Grace summer meeting gets under way July 6 and runs 11 days up to and including July 17 17Featuring Featuring the final days sport here is the Edward Burke Handicap which honors the memory of 4he gentleman who built and directed the Havre de Grace plant until his death about a year ago The Burke field numbers seven and includes Walter M Jeffords lx yal Legion high weight in the mile and a sixteenth fixture under 124 pounds Others named in the 15000 event are Calumet Farms Faultless 118 E A Nicbdemus Laran 108 and H L Straus Jtfarch Chicle 107 and Pilaster 106 who will make up the threehorse en ¬ try saddled by Frank Bonsai XMon K Kerr Jrs Flying Weather 106 and King Ranchs Contest 104 pounds poundsLoyal Loyal Legion a gelded son of Halcyon and War Grey is unbeaten at the meeting having won his only two starts this year over the local strip His most recent score was in the sixfurlong Harford Handicap and tomorrows race will mark his I irst ap ¬ pearance of the season at a distance more than threequarters of a mile However during the 1947 season he earned 60515 in purses and most of that amount came from route races As in his previous ef ¬ forts this season Loyal Legion will be han ¬ dled by the clever Donald Padgett PadgettA A disappointment this season but likely ta show improvement tomorrow is Fault ¬ less winner of last years Preakness The fouryearold son of Bull Lea broke very tardily hi the Harford his only Maryland start this spring and had practically no chance Possibly the track will berfast for tomorrows thirtyfifth running of the Burke and that plus the additional dis ¬ tance would improve the chances of the Calumet performer Hedley Wopdhouse leading rider of the meeting will be in the saddle saddleThe The dark horse in the Burke would seem to be contest the fouryearold son of Sir Gallahad nL who gets in with the feathery impost of 104 pounds While hia race in the Trenton at Garden State Park was disappointing possibly a return to thkf course will account for some improvement

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