Belmont Candidate Limelight Sold to Mr., Mrs. W. C. Hoffman, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-08


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telmont Candidate Limelight Sold to Mr., Mrs.W.C. Hoffman HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, Calif., June 7. The Belmont Stakes candidate, limelight, was bought today by Mr. and VTrs. Walter H. Hoffman, Jr., of Rancho Uasitas Company. . Limelight will remain in ;he care of Moody Jolley, trainer of the Arthur B. Hancock stable from who he was purchased, until after the Belmont. The ;olt will carry the Hoffman colors in the STew York race, and shortly thereafter will De brought to California, though he may be sept in the East long enough to fill another engagements or two, as he is "staked" aack there and not in California. Limelight was entered in last Saturdays Kent Stakes at Delaware Park, but Hancock chose to scratch him in view of the negotiations for the transfer of ownership. The colt is a three-year-old chestnut son f Nasrullah Novia Puppis, by Hyperion, ind was bred in Ireland by J. McGrath. He tias won four of his seven starts this year, and appears to like a distance of ground. The Hof fmans plan to race their purchase and then eventually retire him to the stud afc their Ventura Ranch. Ex-jockey Harry Richards is their trainer.

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