Fourteen Contest Swift Stakes Today: Slide Rule Carries Top Weight of 122; Encounters Suncap, Halberd, Supermont, Noonday Sun and Breezing Home at Belmont, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-12


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Swift Stakes 5000 ThreeYearOlds Seven Furlongs PP Horse Jockey Wt 1 Halberd B Thorn Thompson 119 119No 2 Bossuet No Boy 116 116No 3 Baroque No Boy 113 113G 4 Unchallenged G GWoolf Woolf 116 5 Bankrupt A Robertson 116 116J 6 Jack S L J Longden 116 116No 7 Twoses No Boy 110 110J 8 Suncap J Gilbert 119 9 Supermont No Boy 116 10 Breezing Hme VNodarse 119 11 Noonday Sun WDWright 116 12 Slide Rule CMcCreary 122 13 All Hoss CBierman 116 14 TipToe No Boy 116 Belair Stud entry Bossuet TipToe W E Boeing entry Twoses Slide Rule Foxcatcher Farm entry Sun cap Supermont Fourteen Contest Swift Stakes Today Slide Rule Carries Top Weight of 122 122Encounters Encounters Suncap Halberd Supermont Noonday Sun and Breezing Home at Belmont ELMONT L I N Y May 11 The Swift Stakes for many years a feature of racing at Sheepshead Bay the Belmont of the gaslight era will have its fortythird running tomorrow afternoon as the stellar attraction on the Westchester Associations interesting midweek program A crack field of fourteen threeyearolds turned up in the entry box for this 5000 test of seven furlongs ten of them eligibles for the more important Withers mile to be contested May 22 22Three Three fashionable stables those of WE Boeing Foxcatcher Farm and Belair Stud have named two standardbearers to rep ¬ resent them in the Swift and these teams Iporn formidably as the contention in the stake with a prospect that The Jockey Club chairman Woodwards TipToe and Bossuet will carry the hopes of most of the attendance The Seattleowned Boeing en ¬ try is comprised of Slide Rule and Twoses while William duPonts brace of entrants are Suncap and Supermont J TipToe and Bossuet got into the Swift at a moderate 116 pounds apiece and the former qualified smartly Monday when he whirled a mile and onesixteenth in the slashing time of 142 a mere twofifths of a second off the course par to cap ¬ ture the Mizzen Purse Bossuet was a Winner at Jamaica Slide Rule who is required by the condi ¬ tions to shoulder top weight of 122 pounds and his stablemate Twoses a maiden who has a feathery 110 have been futilely chas ¬ ing Count Fleet to whomJSlide Rule was triird in the Kentucky Derby in his lat ¬ est essay essaySuncap Suncap Recent Jamaica Winner WinnerSuncap Suncap winner of the National Stallion and Juvenile a year ago at Belmont won recently at six furlongs over the Jamaica strip while trainer Dick Handlen has Fox catchers longerwinded representative Supermont training forwardly for this sea ¬ sonal debut The more precocious Suncap has 119 Supermont 116 116Just Just this half dozen would seem to assure a swift renewal fully commensurate with the standards for quality established in earlier runnings But there are others that jmust not be ignored in Halberd 119 Breezing Home 119 Unchallenged 116 Bankrupt 116 Jack S L 116 Noonday Sun 116 All Hoss 116 and Baroque under 113 113The The Withers candidates who will be tested in the Swift are TipToe All Hoss Slide Rule Breezing Home Suncap Twoses Bankrupt Baroque Bossuet and Halberd incidentally incidentallyRacing Racing Secretary Jack Campbell sur ¬ rounded the Swift with seven other events of Belmont quality with the Brookwood Handicap of 2000 added at six furlongs on the main course serving the secondary event This class C affair has 13 promised starters many of whom have been suc ¬ cessful in stakes Colchis Bright Willie Salto and Flaught are prominent among these In addition there is a steeplechase under allowance conditions at about two miles milesThe The Swifts introductory running in 1885 was won by Mr Kelsoes Brookwood Dur ¬ ing its era at Sheepshead Bay this affair accumulated quite an imposing bead roll ibf winners among them Hanover Emperor of Norfolk Reclare La Tosca and Ocean Bound There was an hiatus in its re ¬ newals from 1910 at the bay until its resumption at the Nassau County course in 1927 when Rancocas Chops was the victor Its winners at Belmont have not attained quite the degree of celebrity as did some of its Sheepshead Bay heroes to be candid about it but Polydor Chestnut Oak and Sation were first rate sprinters

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