132 Remain Eligible to Del Mar Futurity: Sept. 10 Turf-Surf Headliner Expected to Gross 0,000, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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132 Remain Eligible To Del Mar Futurity Sept. 10 Turf-Surf Headliner Expected to Gross 0,000 DEL MAR, Calif., June 1.— Richest. Del Mar Futurity in history is practically assured for the turf-surf course summer meeting opening July 27, it was disclosed today by Donald B. Smith, president and .general manager. An imposing, record-shattering total of 132 swift 2-year-olds has been, kept eligible for the event, to be contested, for the eighth time, closing day, Sept. 10. Carrying 0,000 in added money, the Del Mar Futurity is expected to hit the 5,000 gross figure. Record gross for this stake-was 9,075 in 1952. The 132 youngsters on the eligible list remain from the original 410 nominated when the stake closed Sept. 4, 1954. It cost 0 for the initial nomination, and 00 to keep eligible last May 15. Currently, the Futurity has a value of 7,300, a figure expected to be increased with entry and starting fees at race time. Since its inauguration in 1948, the Del Mar Futurity has been annexed by first flight horses, including Star Fiddle, Your Host, Patchy Big Noise, Hour Regards, Double Speed and last summers Blue Ruler. It ranks as the two-year-old championship affair of Western racing. Included among this years 132 eligibles are many outstanding colt and fillies from the nations leading stables. Three stakea winners so far this year are in the line-up. They are Jack McElroys Scotch, undefeated winner of the Golden Gate Futurity and the second division of the Golden Gate Boy; Owl Stables Tecolotito, winner of the first division of the Golden Gate Boy, and Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Smiths Focus,, recent victor in the first division of the Cabrillo Stakes at Hollywood Park. Other winners so far in 1955 named for the Futurity are Action Jacksop, Blen Host, Family Album, Flying Earl, Free Dough, Ferke, Flying Atlas, Gliding Wings, General Riley, Lucky G. L., Mobile, Mafos-toutis, Piecocious, Re-Armed Robin, Star-lite Abbey, Silver Glen, and Yutta. Eligibles- for the 1955 Del Map Futurity: Action Jackson Fortuneway Peter Parent Amblingorix Pram Petstone Ardanwood Free Dough Pilots Rose Argeland Frequenter Placer Bak Le. Due Ganaja Powder Burns Barts Helm General Riley Precocious Bell Captain Genies Choice Prince Bandit Blen Host Gliding Wings Prince Reading Blue Rajah Golden Charger Radio Lark Break the Ice Hasty Reply Re-ArmedRobin Brownaway Higher Up Ridotto Buggies High Time Right Sickle Bull-Bys High Wycombe Ripless Cable Code Hillside Romp Rocklin Call to Order Hot Spell Royal Melody Capt. Clark JaysHappyDay Royal Tarquin Carrot Cover. _ Joes Polly Royal Web Casper Creek Jonesy Salmi Colonel Pippy Just Regards Scarlett Abbey Colonel Vic Knightly Scotch Cyvite Lets Match Shooting Bull DAbbey Lost Gloves Sickles Honey Dave. H Lucky G. L. Silver Glen Dear Count Mafostoutis Sir Alibi Dennis . Minute Minder Solidarity Jr. Document Miss Holtville Solid Son Doughmaker Mobile So Valiant Eddie Schmidt Mon Panache Spinney Facsimile Montholou Spring Boy . Pair Alibhai Mr. Henry L. Starlite Abbey Fairheir Mr. Kildare Sunday Paper Family Album Mrs. Muriel L. Sunday Silver Fathers Alibi My Damsel Tare Fathers Poise My Ring Tecolotito Fathers War No Cover Thunder Boy Ferke Noredski Timmy V. Fleet Father Northern Spy Tipro Flying Atlas Nuclear Power Tumbling Plying Earl Ohio Host Valuable Plying Venture Oklahoman - Viking King Fly Up Ole Rowdy Wiser Focus Our William Yosemite Folksy Pescadore Yutta Forneverend Bay colt, Third Degree— Sun Monia. Chestnut colt, Fighting .Step— Lady Rosamonds i *■ --MS i-*T

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