Belmont Offers Four Stakes This Week: Oaks Wednesdays Headline Offering; Peter Pan, Roseben Serve As Week-End Attractions--Corinthian Chase Tomorrow, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Belmont Offers Four Stakes This Week Oaks Wednesdays Headline Offering OfferingPeter Peter Pan Roseben Serve As WeekEnd Attractions Corinthian Chase Tomorrow TomorrowELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 22 Belmont Parks annual spring meeting of 24 days a heady whirl of timemellowed and purse proud features enters upon its second and more pretentious half Monday afternoon with a prospect that some of the seasons best racing will be presented in the four fixtures that are to be renewed during the coming week weekFirst First on the program of stakes during the ensuing half dozen days is Tuesdays 3000 added Corinthian Steeplechase Handicap of about two miles for which such popular hedge entertainers as Cottes more and Mandingham are eligible eligibleRichest Richest of the weeks offerings is Wednesdays twentyseventh edition of the highly significant Coaching Club American Oaks which is enriched by the Westchester Racing Association with 10000 and is to be decided over the mile and a half route routeThis This is Americas counterpart of Eng ¬ lands famed Epsom Oaks The forthcom ¬ ing renewal will be of especial interest as a test of the distancerunning La Reigh and the Pimlico Oaks heroine Askmenow Nellie L winner of last weeks mile Acorn is rather a conspicuous absentee from the roster of Oaks nominees but its result will nevertheless exert an influence in the final analysis of the age and sex division cham ¬ pionship at the close of the season seasonPeter Peter Pan Probables ProbablesNext Next Saturdays program is highlighted by the renewal of two stakes the Peter Pan and Roseben Handicaps The Peter Pan is the more valuable and longer of these two spring annuals what with 7500 added and its mile and a furlong route The Rose ¬ ben aptly enough is at six furlongs and the association adds 5000 to this event which is open to threeyearolds and older while the days salient attraction is exclu ¬ sively for threeyearolds threeyearoldsIt It is expected that quite a large field of second flighters of the division will accept in the Peter Pan regarding this event as a kind of consolation race Among the pro ¬ spective starters are Slide Rule TipToe Bossuet Vincentive Supermont Strategic Eye for Eye Bankrupt True Blue and Breezing Home HomeBlue Blue Swords who is being freshened up at Jamaica for the Aqueduct meeting un doubtedly will be handicapper Campbells top weight though Slide Rule may be the high weight of the acceptances acceptancesMrs Mrs Tilyou Christophers Doublrab a grade A sprinter with official handicap ¬ per Campbell is among the eligibles for the Roseben So is Mrs Josephine Grimes With Regards not to mention the three yearold Suncap Calumets smart filly MarKell the 1942 Roseben winner Some Chance Omission anti other familiar speed ¬ sters stersTodays Todays training session at the huge Nassau County Park conducted in the worst footing that has obtained thus far in the meeting was interesting especially to those horsemen and racegoers looking forward to the historic renewal of the 30 000 Suburban as who is not notWhirlaway Whirlaway the worlds leading money winner is not expected to be a starter in the holiday feature but continues to pro ¬ gress steadily toward racing fettle Work ¬ ing in the mud this morning on the main oval he moved along in hand seven fur ¬ longs in 4845 101 114 and 128 pulling up a mile in 146 146Working Working for the Suburban Riveriand forged through the going a mile in 139 with something in reserve being timed in 48 101 126 126Devil Devil Diver hero of the recent Toboggan and Metropolitan and one who is attempt ¬ ing to further enhance his fame in the Suburban also worked this morning With ¬ out any visible effort he went a mile and a quarter in 120 145 159 and 215 215Market Market Wise winner of the 1942 Sub ¬ urban put in a long drill over the muddy Jamaica surface moving a handy mile in 25 51 118 and 144 and gal ¬ loping out a mile and a furlong in 158

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