Five Stakes On Belmonts Opening-Week Card: Toboggan, Fashion Mondays Features; Historic Withers Expected to Attract Star Three-Year-Olds for Running Saturday, May 17, Daily Racing Form, 1941-05-10


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FIVE STAKES ON BELMONTS OPENINGWEEK CARD TOBOGGAN FASHION MONDAYS FEATURES FEATURESHistoric Historic Withers Expected to Attract Star ThreeYearOlds for Running Saturday May 17 17NEW NEW YORK N Y May 9 Five features are on the program for the opening week of the Westchester Racing Associations spring meeting at Belmont Park with the Toboggan Handicap and Fashion Stakes be ¬ ing carded for opening day Monday May 12 The principal event during the first week is the Withers on Saturday May 17 and this mile test for threeyearolds inau ¬ gurated in 1874 and run continuously except the two dark years of 191011 once again is expected to provide a preview for the rich Belmont Stakes StakesBelmont Belmont Parks patrons will see both the Toboggan and the Juvenile Stakes decided on the main track after having been staged over the Widener straight course since its construction in 1926 The Toboggan will be started on the back stretch and the Juvenile out of the new chute extending into the sec ¬ ond turn of the main track trackWith With the announcement of the Toboggan weights Wednesday by handicapper John B Campbell trainers of the sixtytwo eligibles will calculate the chances of their horses A notable field appears certain to accept the issue in the 5000 added race among them G D Wideners Eight Thirty in quest of a unique accomplishment in racing winning all three of Belmonts important handicaps the Toboggan Metropolitan and Suburban SuburbanBAY BAY VIEW PROBABLE PROBABLEOther Other possible starters are Mrs A Pelle teris Bay View winner of the Santa Anita Handicap Brookmeade Stables Mettlesome winner of the Experimental Handicap Mrs T Christophers durable Doubt Not How ¬ ard Bruces veteran Jay Jay Arnold Han ¬ gers Harvard Square Hal Price Headleys Ramases Maxwell Howards The Chief Al ¬ fred Gwynne Vanderbilts Nedayr and Im ¬ pound C V Whitneys Flight Command and Parasang George D Wideners Dr Whinny and J E Wideners Roman RomanThe The Fashion also with 5000 in added money is likely to attract a large field in ¬ cluding Chiquita Mia the fleet filly owned by Charles S Howard and having the Aber ¬ deen and a division of the Santa Barbara Stakes to her credit Spanish Moss victori ¬ ous last Saturday in the Rosedale Stakes probably will represent the Greentree Stable and J O Keene may start his promising filly Halcyona which graduated recently at Pimlico Christiana Stables Miss I Q Hal Price Headleys Spiral Pass Breckinridge Longs Equipet Milky Way Farms My Choice Millsdale Stables Mad Bunny Cris ¬ pin Oglebays On the Level Alfred Vander ¬ bilts Fresh Start and William Zieglers En ¬ hance are other eligibles with experience that may go postward postwardMany Many of the countrys leading jumpers are expected in the field for the International Steeplechase Handicap Wednesdays princi ¬ pal attraction The event is at two miles and Fred Parks secretary and handicapper for the National Hunt and Steeplechase As ¬ sociation is now working on the assignment of weights weightsTHE THE JOCKEY CLUB PLATE PLATEThe The Jockey Club Plate holds the center of interest on the first Thursdays program It is limited to members of The Jockey Club who may lease starters if they havent any suitab 5 candidates in their own stable The race is for twoyearolds at five furlongs and in its first running last spring was cap ¬ tured by High Breeze sporting the silks of Alfred Hennen Morris MorrisStarting Starting in the Withers will be many threeyearolds withheld from competition in such exacting spring engagements as the Preakness and Kentucky Derby such as Brookmeade Stables Mettlesome Glen Rid ¬ dle Farms Lord Kitchener and War Relic Greentree Stables Monday Lunch Walter M Jeffords Jongleur Mrs W M Jeffords Riding Light H L Myers Sheriff Culkin A J Sacketts Richmond C V Whitneys Yankee Chance and John Hay Whitneys Gun Bearer The Withers eligibles of Derby and Preak ¬ ness prominence are J F Byers Jrs Rob ¬ ert Morris C V Howards Porters Cap Mrs Parker Comings Attention King Ranchs Dispose Crispin Oglebays Ocean Blue Ogden Phipps King Cole Wheatley Stables Bold Irishman and Woodvale Farms Our Boots

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