Leonard Richards Renewal Saturday: Delawares Major Sophomore Fixture to Match High Scud Against Rather Small Field, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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Leonard Richards Renewal Saturday Delawares Major Sophomore Fixture to Match High Scud Against Rather Small Field DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 21.— The 7,500 added Leonard Richards Stakes, final and most important three-year-old fixture of the current 33-day session, comes up for decision this Saturday and figures to match King Ranchs Kent winner, High Scud, against a rather small band of sophomores. Prior to the nine-furlong jaunt, patrons in this area will be offered ample infield sport, with the Delaware Spring Maiden on Tuesday and the Indian River Steeplechase Handicap on Friday. The Leonard Richards failed to attract the nomination of White Oak Stables Blue Man, and it is improbable that two of its most prominent nominees — Greentrees Tom Fool and Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords One Count — will be in the starting line-up. This would seem to leave High Scud as a pronounced choice. Likely to face the Kent winner in the Leonard Richards are the following: Bel-air Studs Golden Gloves, the Shevlin winner; Cain Hoy Stables Armaggedon, J. J. Amiels Count Flame. Max Kahlbaums Jampol, Main Chance Farms Jet A Dandy, Stanley C. Mikells Brush Burn and Mrs. Esther duPont Weirs Star of Persia. The Mast Expected to Start The Indiap River field will probably be headed by Mrs. Weirs The Mast, who this week won the Georgetown for his third successive stakes triumph. Set to oppose him are James F. McHughs Jam, second in the Georgetown; L. W. Jennings Navy Gun, fourth in that event; Brookmeade Stables His Boots, Rokeby Stables Crooning Wind and American Way and possibly one or two others. Mrs. Ogden Phipps Oedipus is also eligible, but, in view of his poor form over this course in recent tries, especially the Georgetown, he must be regarded as doubtful. The Spring Maiden may attract a surprisingly large and capable filed, including Evander B. Schleys Fracas, winner of the Belmont version of this race and a recent winner locally. Other possibilities include Courtney Burtons Hunting Fox, F. Ambrose Clarks Gerrymander, L. W. Jennings Eolus, C. Mahlon Klines Spleen, James McHughs Jam, M. B. Metcalf, Jr.s, Beau-pre, and other more lightly regarded campaigners. In the more immediate future, the Monday program will feature three- and four-year-olds in the mile and a sixteenth Grubbs Purse. Heading this field is the Foxcatcher Farms coupling of Rose Fern and Chello, two who have been working especially well over the local strip. Opposing the tandem will be Brandywine Stables Warpath, Walter M. Jeffords Easterling, C. Ewing Tuttles Rail Creek, L. W. Jen-ings Lively Gal and Savoy Stables Fred R. There will be many promising two-year-olds on the card, a liimt field of 18 maiden filies having been entered in the five and one-half furlongs Canby Park Purse. Among, the highly regarded lassies in the field are Flower Queen, Super Lunar, Yashmak, Fairy Sea, Clipper Ship and Amphispirit.

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