Blue Swords Tops Hopefuls for Dwyer: Dozen May Clash in 5,000 Stake; Renew Rich Three-Year-Old Race at Aqueduct Saturday--Astoria Mid-Week Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Blue Swords Tops Hopefuls for Dwyer Dozen May Clash In 25000 Stake StakeRenew Renew Rich ThreeYea rOld Race at Aqueduct Saturday Astoria MidWeek Fixture FixtureAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 12 The Dwyer will be the principal business of the week in Long Island turf circles This monument to the late Phil Dwyer onetime power in New York racing will have its fiftyfifth running next Saturday as the salient threeyearold feature of the Queens County Jockeys Clubs current early sum ¬ mer meeting of 18 days It is endowed lib ¬ erally with 25000 and is over the mile and a quarter route perhaps the most popular and exacting distance in American racing Present indications are that this ensuing Dwyer renewal will recompense a lack of significance that involves from the absence of Count Fleet with an element of the competitive that has been conspicu ¬ ously absent from three yearold classics earlier in the season Blue Swords who performs so creditably for Allen T Sim ¬ mons is the most familiar on a roster of some dozen prospective starters Runner up in the Wood Preakness and Kentucky Derby this sturdy son of Blue Larkspur has been freshened up for the Dwyer and in his quest of this fixture will be opposed by some others of stake caliber notably Mrs Vera Braggs Gold Shower and perhaps King Ranchs Coaching Club Oaks heroine Too Timely TimelyOther Other prospective starters are Belairs Bossuet Beverley Bogerts Deserdhto W L Branns Vincentive Mrs Henry Finchs Modest Lad Foxcatcher Farms Supermont Glen Riddles Strategic Greentrees Fa ¬ mous Victory Mill Rivers Chop Chop WL Ranchs Bill Sickle and Ben Whitakers Pops Pick PickVincentive Vincentive Supermont Strategic and Chop Chop all are stake winners This ar ¬ ray of probables seems to promise one of the more interesting of the Dwyer renewals renewalsAstoria Astoria Probables ProbablesThere There are two flat stakes on the weeks roster at Aqueduct In addition to the Dwyer there is Wednesdays renewal of the Astoria one of the summer seasons more coveted juvenile filly fixtures The Astoria has a value of o000 and is at five and a half furlongs It will be of unique interest this season for the reason it prom ¬ ises a battle royal among Longchamps Mrs Ames and Lazy F Ranchs Sea Reigh and Cocopet CocopetMrs Mrs Ames is unbeaten in two starts the Fashion and National Stallion while Coco pet has won each of three essays in over ¬ night events skipping the swiftest five fur ¬ longs of the spring meeting on Belmonts Widener course courseThough Though Sea Reigh and Cocopet perform in the same interests the former is condi ¬ tioned by Max Hirsch and the latter by O T Dubassoff There is a disposition among many horsemen to think Sea Reigh is actually the best of the three starlets Cocopets performance will be noted by Westerners for the reason she is a supple ¬ mentary entry to the Lassie LassieAs As an extra added attraction on Wednes ¬ days bill there is the 2500 added Cagli Astro Hurdle Handicap which is among the more important offerings in this compara ¬ tively obscure branch of the turf sport in America The Cagli Astro is at a mile and threequarters and The Beak is to carry top weight of 154 opposing Arms of War Enterprise Rouge Dragon and other fa ¬ miliar entertainers in this colorful phase of thoroughbred competition competitionMeanwhile Meanwhile the meeting at accessible Aqueduct is proving remarkably successful as to attendance and business in the mi tuel department departmentAttendance Attendance the first five days at this meeting vas Monday 13212 Tuesday 15 509 Wednesday 11041 Thursday 17706 and Friday 16076 with inclement weather the first several programs

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