Here and There on the Turf: Carter Will Draw Good Sprinters Likely Field due for Dwyer Ned Reigh Recovered, Daily Racing Form, 1936-06-08


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Here and There l on the Turf Carter Will Draw Good Sprint- j ers I Likely Field Due for Dwyer j Ned Reigh Recovered From j Illness ! Aqueduct to Offer Turf Races j . - - - - - - .-...---------.-.-------4 New Yorks racing moves over to the refurbished Aqueduct track today for a run of twenty-two days, during which will be renewals of several well-known stakes headed by the historic Brooklyn Handicap. This mile and a furlong event is endowed with 0,000, the largest purse to be given away by the Queens County Jockey Club, and as is fitting its value, it should be the highlight of the meeting, although much interest will be created by the Dwyer Stakes, to which Aqueduct adds ,500. Although run on the same day as the Chicago Derby, the Dwyer should attract a good field of three-year-olds, perhaps the eastern leaders of the division unless they arc put away for a vacation pending the renewal of the Arlington Classic. The seven other features to be offered during the meeting are of smaller value but with the presence of so many high class stables and horses on Long Island through the summer, they may be expected to command good fields. Leading off the program this afternoon is the Queens County Handicap, a mile test with King Saxon topping the field. Another event at eight furlongs, the Sheylin Stakes, is the piece de resistance on Wednesday and it should bring out a number of three-year-olds which failed to qualify for the Belmont Stakes, as well as others which were not eligible. E. R. Bradleys Bien Joli and Banister are possibilities, as are the Brookmeade Stables Delphinium and Clocks. Mrs. Marian Dupont Sqmervilles Transporter has been sharpened up for racing at shorter distances and may be regarded as a starter in the Shevlin. Alfred Vanderbilts Postage Due and C. V. Whitneys Bright Plumage are other three-year-olds of fair ability among the Shevlin eligibles that are in condition at the present time. With all these colts going to the post, the Shevlin should offer a pleasing contest. The Carter Handicap, long one of the most famous sprints in the country, headlines the first Saturdays program. This seven furlongs dash has ,000 in added money and its field should be worthy of the value. King Saxon, winner a year ago, can be regarded as a candidate even though C. H. Knebel-kamps crack speedster is due to step a mile today. With such fast horses as Quel Jeu, Vicaress, Black Buddy. Exhibit. Singing Wood, Observant, Sgt. Byrne and Identify also among the candidates, prospects for a keen contest in the Carter are very good. During the second week, the Aqueduct stakes to be renewed are the Tremont for two-year-old colts and geldings, and the Dwyer, while the Gazelle, for three-year-old fillies, will be the mid-week attraction during the third week, -which will be topped off by the Brookjyn with the Astoria for juvenile . Continued on thirty-fifth page. i HERE AND THERE ON THE TURF Continued from second page. lassies in the supporting role. The final stake, coming on July 1, the semi-final day, is the Great American, which calls for two-year-olds to sun six furlongs for the first time. For the first time in many years, Aqueduct loses the Fourth of July, which Empire City will have, but it has Labor Day in the autumn to even matters. Willis Sharpe Kilmers Ned Reigh, which was shipped to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, only to suffer a throat affliction and fever which had him a mighty sick colt, has been returned to Belmont Park and the care of his trainer, Jack Whytc. The good son of Neddie suffered no harmful effects from his return journey, and he will take things easy at the Long Island course foV quite some time. The Kilmer trainer realizes he has a good prospect in Ned Reigh and wishes him to be entirely over his illness before he attempts the job of getting the colt back to the races, so it may be August before the Walden Handicap winner resumes campaigning. Undoubtedly he will be well supplied with engagements during the fall and, if himself, Ned Reigh may make trouble for those three-year-olds usurping the limelight at the present time. Aqueduct becomes the third track in the United States to offer flat racing over tho turf with tho meeting beginning today. A luirdlo course Is located on tho inside of tho .steeplechase track at Aqueduct, and tho obstacles will bo removed to penult flat horses to perform. Tho first turf raco on tho program Is In tho condition book for Friday and Is for plators of tho grade from ,600 down to ,700, with tho distance at. a mllo and one furlong. Till:! distance will result in tho atari being made In front of tho Ktjiiul.itnntl. 1 Union! Parle v::! tho first traolc in thin country In recent year.-i to offer turf vitoea, and ArlhiKton Park followed two yeani oho when Ha titoopleeharie eoursjo waa nhandontd. Therte truuka ntitKO at least three, turf racoji weekly, and If the Idea Roea over at Aqueduet, more thtm ono a week will he plaeod on the mjIuhIuIo. For many before mieh nport wan lwuifiurntod at Ilia, leah, Hamilton, Ontario, staged turf mee.i and fiUll doeri.

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