More Derby Candidates: To Meet Today at Washington Park in Shore Acres Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1931-06-12


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® [ " j j - J | i , j j j . . ! J . ! j j j ! . MORE DERBY CANDIDATES $ To Meet Today at Washington Park in Shore Acres Purse. * Sweep All, Insco, Oswego, Sunny Lassie and Others Entered in Shore Acres Purse, Fridays Feature. i HOMEWOOD, 111., June 11.— For the second time in consecutive days, a number of prominent candidates for the 0,000 added American Derby will be under colors when Sweep All, Oswego, Insco, Sunny Lassie, Hyman and other three-year-old3 meet at seven furlongs in the Shore Acres Purse, the Friday feature at Washington Park. Todays best race brought out Pittsburgher, Spanish Play and Knights Call, others among the very outstanding western hopefuls for the 0,000 fixture to be renewed on Saturday, June 20, and with the Shore Acres decided, some of the candidates will not return to colors before the Derby. Sweep All, Charles T. Fishers good son of Sweep, which finished second to Twenty Grand in the Kentucky Derby, and Griffin Watkins Insco, an extremely fast son of Sir Galahad III., which has been unable to find his best racing legs this season, are to carry top weight of 118 pounds each in the Friday headliner. They will concede eight pounds to Oswego, Gallaher and Combs* crack homebred, William E. Schmidts Hyman and Joseph Leiters Prince D Amour; also a like amount by the scale to Sunny Lassie, the brilliant filly in the Middleburg Stable of Mrs. William Zeigler, Jr., and Martha Jones, the Looney and Jones filly. Good and Fast, Magic Spell and Annapolitan complete the field. This morning Oswego worked a half mile in :48% handily, and Prince DAmour a like distance in :49% breezing, at Washington Park, and Hyman went four furlongs in :51% over the track at Lincoln Fields. The footing was fast at both courses. Mate, A. C. Bostwicks Preakness winner and one - of the leading invaders for the American Derby, will not leave Belmont Park until Sunday, according to word received from Mr. Bostwick today. He will make the westward trip in a car attached to one in which the main division of the Walter J. Salmon stable, headed by Ladder, also an American Derby starter, will be transported to the Homewood track. A

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