Representative Starting Field Seen for William Penn Stakes: Torchator Camden Arrival For Week-End Engagement; Two Vanderbilt Candidates, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-19


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Representative Starting Field Seen for William Penn Stakes Torchator Cameen Arrival For WeekEnd Engagement Two Vanderbilt Candidates CandidatesGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 18 From all indications Saturdays renewal of the 10000 William Penn Stakes for twoyearold colts and geldings will attract the most representative field since the five furlongs dash was inaugu ¬ rated in 1942 1942New New Jerseycampaigned juveniles of course will form the nucleus of the start ¬ ing field but outstanding developments from the New York Maryland New Eng ¬ land sectors also are expected to grace the lineup Marylands most celebrated rep ¬ resentative will be H Guy Bedwells speedy youngster Torchator who arrived yester ¬ day from Pimlicq with a number of Bed welltrained stablemates Torchator also is an eligible for the 15000 Garden State Stakes slated for May 31 31An An extremely fast son of Lassator May Torch Torchator already has a major stake to his credit this semester the chest ¬ nut colt having captured Bowies coveted Kindergarten Stakes Losing no time in familiarizing his high ¬ ly regarded charge with his new surround ¬ ings Bedwell gave Torchator a six furlongs drill this morning and the colt was clocked the six panels in 114 handily Bobby Martin has been engaged to handle Torch ¬ ator in his Garden State Park engagements engagementsAbra Abra New England Representation RepresentationNew New England will have an exceptionally able colorbearer in Saturdays feature m Abra the Reynolds Brothers fleet chestnut gelding who is due tomorrow from Suffolk Downs Trained by the veteran horseman Clyde Locklear Abra recently accounted for a division of the Bay State Kinder ¬ garten Stakes at Suffolk Downs DownsAlfred Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt whose popu ¬ lar silks have been very much in evidence in competition in both Maryland and New York nominated both Fifth Wheel and Good Egg for the William Penn and these two along with several other Vanderbilt representatives are due within a day or two from New York Good Egg was a win ¬ ner at Jamaica and most likely will be se ¬ lected as Vanderbilts William Penn color bearer bearerIn In the meantime six William Penn eligi bles are included in the field for todays fivefurlong fourth race and their respec ¬ tive efforts most likely will determine their status for Saturdays richer feature This sextet comprises J M Roeblings entry of Blue Peter and Harbourton both of whom have graced the winners circle during the current meeting Miss Helen Higsons Red Dawn a winner in Kentucky Crispin Oglebays Noble Impulse a winner in Mary ¬ land Darby Dan Farms Danherst Mrs Moody Jolleys Mr Jay and Brady Dots Hero i iAlso Also listed as probable starters on Sat ¬ urday are Brandywine Stables Thousand Ships Brookfield Farms Ism Walter P Chrysler Jrs Fugitive Darby Dan Farms Impact Mrs Edward P Mettz Count Ed burn Mrs Homer Pardues Rodger Jr and T H Heard Jrs Deep Fen FenThe The large starting field the William Penn is expected to attract is not at all surprising because the very popular fix ¬ ture closed with a total of 126 nominations Most of the expected starters already have won their spurs so to speak and Satur ¬ days seventh running should easily sur ¬ pass in thrills and competition any pre ¬ vious renewal

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