Grey Lag Final Attraction at Jamaica: Youthful Stakes Mid-Week Fixture; Riverland, Victor in Dixie, Expected to Head Field for 5,000 Nine-Furlong Event, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-03


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Grey Lag Final Attraction at Jamaica Youthful Stakes MidWeek Fixture Riverland Victor in Dixie Expected to Head Field for 15000 NineFurlong Event EventJAMAICA JAMAICA L I N Y May 1 The successful 27day spring meeting of the Metropolitan Jockey Club enters its final phase Monday e with every prospect held for a continuance of sparkling competition in the six days ahead Highlighting Ja ¬ maicas closing week will be two important stakes the 5000 Youthful Stakes on Wednesday and the 15000 added Grey Lag Handicap Saturday The racing scene then will shift to fashionable Belmont Park ParkThe The Youthful which will have its thirty first running is fashioned for the better twoyearolds at five furlongs Many first class juveniles have won past renewals of the stake the best was unquestionably the peerless Man o War who scored in 1919 Tryster who prevailed in 1920 Vander pool winner in 1930 and El Chico who was victorious in 1939 were unbeaten at two There are 94 eligibles for the Youthful which presages a large starting field Most promising of the nominees include Joe W Browns Ravenala winner of five of six starts Josephine Grimes 500 yearling bargain High Resolve who won eased up by eight lengths in his debut Brookmeade Stables Vim Mrs Louis Lazares Shamo kin C S Howards Knights Armor Green tree Stables Clansman Joseph E Wide ners Pine Isle and Mill River Stables Spheric SphericWhitney Whitney Leading Nominator NominatorHowever However the majority of the Youthful candidates have not yet faced the barrier so it is not improbable the midweek stake might furnish a line on their merits Lt Col C V Whitney was the leading nomi ¬ nator with five Amendment Boojiana Good Show Hoodoo and Signals Bloke all bred royally royallyLast Last years running of the Youthful was won by George D Wideners Red Sonnet The stake had its inaugural in 1903 1903The The Grey Lag Handicap named for Rancocas Stables thoroughbred of the golden past is the richest offering of the spring meeting for older horses It closed with 54 nominations and indications are this mile and a furlong event will lure among others Louisiana Farms Riverland C S Howards Mioland A J Sacketts Tola Rose Max Hirschs Attention T H Heard Jrs Boysy Greentree Stables Devil Diver Belair Studs Apache and Vagrancy The Barringtoh Stables Scotland Light Isadore iBebers Bright Gallant R A Cow ¬ ards Marriage Arnold Hangers Dit oJhn B Partridges MineeMo Ben Whitakers Requested and J F Byrnes Robert Mprrjs MprrjsThe The size of the starting field of course will depend on the weights and track con ¬ ditions Weights will be released by handi capper MondayThe John B Campbell Monday The Grey Lag was run for the first time in 1941 when Dit emerged the winner un ¬ der 112 pounds Its first renewal in 1942 was captured by Marriage who carried 109 pounds

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