Belmonts Triple Features: Metropolitan Handicap Heads Attractions Today at New York.; International Steeplechase and Fashion Stakes Also Scheduled for Renewal--Crack Fields Named., Daily Racing Form, 1937-05-15


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BELMONfS TRIPLE FEATURES Metropolitan Handicap Heads At tractions Today at New York International Steeplechase and Fashion FashionStakes Stakes Also Scheduled for Kenewal Crack Fields Named i NEW YORK N Y May 14 For the first Saturday of the Belmont Park meeting of the Westchester Association a holiday card of seven races is down for decision tomor ¬ row afternoon It is topped by the famous old Metropolitan Handicap a mile test that ever since its first running in 1891 at Mor ris Park has been one of the highlights of the New York season seasonThere There is the Fashion Stakes a four and a ai half furlongs dash for juvenile fillies and over the Widener course and the third spe ¬ cial is the International Steeplechase Hand ¬ icap first of the specials for the crosscoun ¬ try division With eight named for the Metropolitan it will have a value of 8575 the Fashion will gross 5900 and the cross ¬ country prize is worth 2145 2145Hal Hal Price Headleys Whopper is top weight weightamong among the acceptances for the Metropolitan Metropolitanand and he will undoubtedly go to the post the thechoice choice choiceDewitt Dewitt Pages Maemere Farm stable is represented by Maeriel and Mrs John Hertz has Count Arthur as her colorbearer White Cockade purchased from Ogden Phipps by Townsend Martin during the Florida season will be raced and James Fitzsimmons will send out Snark for the Wheatley Stable John Simonetti is represented by the sprinter Sgt Byrne and the other to com plete the field is Bill Farnsworth the son of Crock Brigade that races for Mrs Marian Cassidy CassidyFrom From this field there should surely come a worthy renewal of this old prize that al ¬ ways importanceSeven has had first importance Seven fillies have been selected from the 142 nominations to have a try for the Fash ¬ ion Stakes StakesMETROPOLITAN METROPOLITAN HANDICAP 5000 added one mile threeyearolds and over Horse Wt WtBill Jockey Jcckev Bill Farnsworth 110 110White J Stout White Cockade 112 112Memory F Horn Memory Book 115 115Count Arcaro Count Arthur 112 112Maeriel Balaski BalaskiI Maeriel SarnoSnark 105 105Snark M Sarno SarnoJ Longdeni Snark 112 J Longden Sgt Byrne 109 Whopper 122 R Workman WorkmanINTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL STEEPLECHASE HANDICAP 1500 added about two miles fouryear olds and over Horse Wt Jockey Jungle King 143 V Collins CollinsI I Ship Executive 140 A Morris MorrisRioter Rioter 159 A Scott Birmingham ScottBirmingham BellhouseRhadamanthus 140 F Bellhouse Rhadamanthus i 148 Mr J Theodore TheodoreFASHION FASHION STAKES 2000 added four and onehalf furlongs Widener course twoyearolds fiiies Horse Wt Jockey llnvoke 116 T Balaski J SteffenI Catalysis 116 E Steffen i I Rare Bloom 116 E Arcaro Miyako 116 F Kopel Kopeli i Lace Reigh 111 i ISun Flo Ill iM Peters Handcuff Ill R Workman

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