Here and There on the Turf: Some Travers Stakes Possibilities. Grand Union Hotel Stakes Eligibles, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-16


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Here and There on the Turf Some Travers Stakes Possibilities. Grand Union Hotel Stakes Eligible s. Next Saturday should see a marked improvement in the elucidation of the three-year-old situation with the decision of the Travers Stakes of 2,500 guaranteed, and the Grand Union Hotel Stakes of 0,000 guaranteed has its bearing on the two-year-old problems. There is no reason why the best three-year-old field of the year should not face the starter in the Travers. The value of the prize is great enough to make it worth while for the best to start; the prestige to be gained by a victory will be almost as valuable; and certainly the owners and trainers of the various contenders for the crown should be as interested as the public in the clarification of the present uncertainty in the division. All of the leading contenders are eligible to the Travers. Whiskaway, Kai-Sang, Lucky Hour, Serenader, Runstar, Pillory, Runantell, Bunting, Firm Friend and the latest three-year-old sensation, Southern Cross, are all in the list and a good contest is to be expected. The Grand Union should do much to clear up the uncertainties of the two-year-old situation. Goshawk, winner of the Saratoga Special, will have a chance to show whether or not he can pick up his penalties and win. Martingale will be given an opportunity to redeem himself for last Saturdays defeat. Bud Lerner will have another chance to show whether the Rancocas Stable obtained a bargain or not. The recent additions to the two-year-old division, among which may De mentioned Rialto, Wilderness, Messenger, Chickvale and Hell Gate, -will have another opportunity to show their wares in public. The East View winner, Caveat Emptor; McKee, which ran second to Goshawk In the Saratoga Special; Enchantment, the early racing season sensation, and other stars of the division are all entered. The West is represented in the entry list with Boys Believe Me, the Idle Hour Stock Farm colt, and several of his stable mates; the Camden-Milam pair of fleet fillies. Dust Flower and Anna M. Humphrey; Montfort Jones Dan E. OSullivan, Belzoni and The Clown; T. J. Pendergasts John Q. Kelly and First Ward, and several others of less note.

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