Massachusetts Handicap Nominations Close Tuesday, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-12


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Massachusetts Handicap Nominations Close Tuesday BOSTON Mass June 1 Nominations for the 50000 Massachusetts Handicap at Suffolk Downs richest stake of the long New England racing season will close Tuesday June 15 according to racing sec ¬ retary Charles J McLennan Entries will close the same day for the 15000 May ¬ flower Stakes for twoyearolds and the 10000 Hannah Dustin Handicap for fillies and mares maresThe The Massachusetts Handicap will have its ninth running over a mile and one eighth route on the afternoon of Monday July 5 and practically every good horse in the land is expected to be named by that time A year ago the Calumet Farms great Whirlaway used the classic to go over the top as moneywinning champion of all time Ahead of that Seabiscuit had also proved victorious to move approximately 50000 forward along the trail to the same high honors The Massachusetts holds the distinction of never having been won by other than a topraiiking performer other earlier winners numbering Top Row Time Supply Menow Fighting Fox Eight Thirty and War Relic Judging by the abundance of class in the 1943 lists another name horse will soon be added to that proud lineup

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