Bring Me Homes Courage Rewarded; Slide Rule Impresses in Withers Trial: Clocked in 1:41 4/5 Over Sloppy Track; Tip-Toe and Suncap Looked Upon as Only Other Rivals For Count Fleet in Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-21


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Bring Me Homes Courage Rewarded Slide Rule Impresses in Withers Trial Clocked in 141 45 Over Sloppy Track TrackTipToe TipToe and Suncap Looked Upon as Only Other Rivals For Count Fleet in Stake ELMONT L L N Yf May 20 Indica ¬ tions today were that no more than three of the Withers total of 52 nominees will parade postward with Mrs John Hertz Count Fleet in Saturdays sixtyeighth running of the 15000 added mile fixture of Belmonts spring meeting These in ¬ trepid colts are W E Boeings Slide Rule Belair Studs TipToe and Foxcatcher Farms Suncap SuncapUnder Under the conditions of this historically significant and remunerative event each must carry equal weight of 126 pounds with Reigh Counts remarkable son Threetotwenty in the lot market on the occasions of his initial venture of the season in Jamaicas St James Purse he is not expected by handicappers to be much if any less prohibitive a favorite in the Withers WithersSlide Slide Rule third behind The Count in the Kentucky Derby and who supple ¬ mented that performance with a facile victory in the Swift Stakes at Belmont Park injected the most interest of the training season at the Nassau county course this morning morningWorking Working on the sloppy main course and accompanied by older Welcome Pass trainer Cecil Wilhelms charge was timed a mile in 49y5 114 127 and 141 finishing out very strongly after having skipped along in hand throughout throughoutSnark Snark Colt Very Sharp SharpWorkwatchers Workwatchers were much impressed by the Snark colts trial remarking that he worked cheerfully in contrast to his man ¬ ner on some other occasions and it is the consensus that the Seattleowned chestnut is sharper at the moment than at any pre ¬ vious time since the opening of the New York season seasonThe The ranks of prospective Withers starters have thinned rapidly in recent days Stra ¬ tegic and Vincentive two who were ac ¬ counted possibilities were to perform in this afternoons class C Lamplighter Handi cap capBlue Blue Swords definitely will not be a starter in the Withers according to trainer Walter Kelley He is doing all right the affable little Celt said but I probably will not run him again until over at Aqueduct AqueductBesides Besides he grinned I believe Count Fleet could win as far as a country boy can throw an apple appleSuch Such others that had been included in the list of more or less probable starters are Eye for Eye New Moon Breezing Home HomeContinued Continued on Page Twenty SLIDE RULE Winner of the Swift Stakes and third behind Count Fleet and Blue Swords in the Kentucky Derby the Boeing colt is considered in splendid condition for his engagement against The Count tomorrow in the Withers as is evi ¬ denced by his mile trial yesterday Slide Rule Works Well for Withers WithersSent Sent Mile on Sloppy Oval in 1 41 TipToe Suncap Other Count Fleet Rivals RivalsContinued Continued from Paae One Oneand and Halberd named this morning to start in Fridays 2000 added class C Cunard Handicap at six furlongs furlongsThere There is no very tempting fourth money 2750 in the Withers as in the Derby and Preakness a factor that tends to eliminate the chaff from the field Sec ¬ ond money is 3000 and third 1500 1500If If the quartet now indicated start in this affair the familiar Longden will have the leg up on the torrid favorite while Tommy Malley would handle TipToe with the familiar McCreary atop Slide Rule and Johnny Gilbert probably having the mount on Suncap SuncapDepth Depth Bomb Works for Juvenile JuvenileThe The only prospective starter in Satur ¬ days 5000 secondary feature the sixty seventh edition of the fivefurlongs Juve ¬ nile who is at all familiar and who worked this morning is King Ranchs dusky Depth Bomb This half brother of Count Fleet sped a handy five furlongs in 103 through the sloppy main strip at Belmont Park In his one appearance Depth Bomb fashioned a brisk pace then faltered the last yards as if a trifle short and was narrowly beaten beatenThe The coughing epidemic and the usual plague of bucked shins this spring has greatly reduced the quantity of available talent for the juvenile juvenileFridays Fridays program will be notable es ¬ pecially for the running of the Forester Handicap a class B test over a mile and a furlongtor threeyearolds and upward with an added purse of 3000 Several Suburban Handicap eligible will appear for this offering which has drawn a total of a half a dozen promised starters startersKings Kings Abbey is the topweighted member of the field under 122 pounds Anticli ¬ max and Tola Rose the latter winner over Whirlaway with a ponderable weight pull in last summers Butler each will shoulder 119 pounds in the Forester Bolingbroke a router of distinction has 117 and the light weights are the moody Corydon under 113 and the mare War Hazard pack ¬ ing 108 This should provide a keen con ¬ test both from a spectators and a players point of view

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