Metropolitan Candidates in Fast Trials: The Rhymer Speeds One Mile in 1:37 4/5; Market Wise Also Travels Eight Furlongs in Good Time Over Jamaica Strip, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-12


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THE RHYMER The Greentree handicap performer turned in a smashing mile trial of 374s at Belmont Park yesterday Metropolitan Candidates in Fast Trials The Rhymer Speeds OneMileinl3745 OneMileinl3745Market Market Wise Also Travels Eight Furlongs in Good Time Over Jamaica Strip StripELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 11 Several candidates for the Metropolitan Handicap which is to be contested on Saturday were called upon for trials over the main track at Belmont Park this morning Training conditions underfoot were perfect but far from agreeable overhead The strip wetted by a sudden downpour during the night was fast and springy The Greentree Sta ¬ bles The Rhymer was ordered out for a mile test and he stepped over the distance in 137 in handy fashion fashionMrs Mrs Whitneys colorbearer who is in the Metropolitan with 109 pounds was not hurried during his xtrial and nearing the final sixteenth was under mild restraint The fiveyearold son of St Germans Rythmic was timed for the first quarter mile in 23 and the half in 47 The six furlongs were covered in 112 and the final quarter mile was caught in 25 Trainer Gaver expressed himself as fully satisfied with the move and indicated that his charge would parade postward in the weekend fixture fixtureRobert Robert Morris Goes Route RouteTrainer Trainer Max Hirsch called upon his At ¬ tention and A J Sacketts Tola Rose for a pipeopener during the morning The two breezed a half mile together stride for stride in 51 The move was looked upon as a preparation for a longer and more strenuous trial in a day or two Robert Morris another Metropolitan eligible he is owned by J P Byers was sent over the mile and a quarter distance The Jacopo horse was not urged through the late stages and was timed in 210 His weight bur ¬ den in the Metropolitan is 106 106Trainer Trainer Walter Carter sent the Glen Riddle Farm stables War Hazard a mile and a furlong as part of her training sched ¬ ule for the weekend fixture However her status in that dash is not definite for Carter has designs upon the longer route of the Suburban for this mare War Hazard finished out the nine furlongs in 155 Thefirst half mile was timed in 49 the six furlongs in 116 and the mile in 142 The final furlong of the test was clocked in 13 Opera Singer Glen Rid ¬ dles reliance for the Acorn and Top Flight was called upon for a mile test This miss was urged through the late stages of the trial and was timed in 139 The frac ¬ tions were as follows 48 113 113Lieut Lieut Alfred Vanderbilts Tedious who recently returned to the racing wars follow ¬ ing a spell of stud duty was sent one mile This stallion a winner at the recent Pim lico meeting finished out the distance in handy fashion in 141 141The The training track was on the quiet side during the morning hours and no name horses were noted notedCarroll Carroll Undecided UndecidedTrainer Trainer George Carroll startled workout watchers at Jamaica this morning when he tested Market Wise over the mile course The Tufanoowned fiveyearold son of Brokers Tip On Hand was timed for the distance in 140 in handy fash ¬ ion Market Wise is among the high weights for the weekend fixture The winner of last seasons Suburban he beat Whirlaway and Attention in that field was timed for the first quarter mile in 23 and the half mile in 48 The six fur ¬ longs were caught in 114 Through the final quarter mile he was in hand and sped that distance in 25 Trainer Carroll was impressed by the trial but was unde ¬ cided as to his Metropolitan engagement Carroll leans to the belief that a sixfur ¬ long dash woulu tighten his charge for fu ¬ ture engagements over a route rather than the stiff opposition he will meet in the Metropolitan His main objective at the Belmont Park meeting is the Suburban over the mile and a quarter route

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