Best Seller to Seek Kentucky Handicap: May Find Stern Opposition In Valdina Orphan, Aletern If They Go in Route Test, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-11


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Best Seller to Seek KentuckyHandicap KentuckyHandicapMay May Find Stern Opposition In Valdina Orphan Aletern If They Go in Route Test TestLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Kyf May 10 Best Seller owned by J W Galbreath and R J Dienst of Columbus is to try for his second stakes triumph of the Churchill Downs meeting in the Kentucky Handicap Saturday and if he runs back to his previous perform ¬ ance over the local course he may be a hard horse to beat In his one and only start of the Kentucky season Best Seller won the Churchill Downs Handicap dur ¬ ing Derby week by four lengths covering the mile in 138 and a duplication of that effort in Saturdays closing day head liner the distance of which is an eighth of a mile farther may make him the only double stakes winner of the Downs meeting meetingBest Best Seller is to take part in the Ken ¬ tucky Handicap a 2500 added event as part of his preparation for richer engage ¬ ments that await him in Chicago He leaves here for Hawthorne where Lincoln Fields will conduct its meeting beginning next Monday and then will be transferred to Washington Park where the Arlington and Washington Park seasons are to be staged It was on the Chicago circuit that Best Seller won a good percentage of the 30465 earnings that were credited to him last year yearWill Will Only Start if Track Is Dry DryThe The Galbreath and Dienst fiveyearold who will only start in Saturadys race if the track is dry may find stern opposition in the Kentucky Handicap particularly if A C Ernsts Aletern and Valdina Farms Valdina Orphan are starters These two colts finished onetwo in the Ben AH Handicap during the Keeneland meeting and have held their excellent form ever since These two horses also are destined for racing in Chicago this summer and are scheduled to head for that point within a short time timeOthers Others who may compete in Churchill Downs final feature are Miss Helen Hick mans Aonbarr Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put Milky Way Farms Dogpatch Tall Trees Stables Ball Player and Max Mar morsteins The Finest

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