Racing Resumes Today At Fairmount Course: Illinois-Owned Horses Compete In One of Better Races on Card, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-15


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Racing Resumes Today At Fairmount Course CourseIllinoisOwned IllinoisOwned Horses Compete In One of Better Races on Card CardCOLLINSVILLE COLLINSVILLE 111 June 14 Fair mount Parks spring meeting of 28 days which comes to a close on July 5 enters its third full week of racing tomorrow tomorrowAfter After a slow beginning mostly caused by the flood last month the meeting has shown a slight increase in attendance and mutuel handle arid general manager Don ¬ ald C Burnett believes that with a fair break in the weather the season vill be a successful one oneDuring During the first 12 days of the season the meeting was noticeable for the number of horses to become repeaters Be Calm registering a triple last Saturday and Maxiekin his second victory in Saturday headliners further demonstrated that the old adage horses for courses is correct as far as the Mound City course is con ¬ cerned cernedIn In previous years Maxiekin has been very successful and although he defeated practically the same field on the previous Saturday he was neglected for last Sat ¬ urdays main event However it was not the case with Be Calm always a local favorite as she was held at 9 to 10 and fully justified the confidence of her sup ¬ porters portersBashful Bashful Duck made his local bow in the Annapolis Handicap and although well beaten demonstrated that he is ready for his best effort But for being blocked dur ¬ ing the stretch running he would have been closer at the end of the six furlongs furlongsSeven Seven Claiming Events Listed ListedWhile While the fourth race a fivefurlong dash for maiden two year olds is the only one of the eight races not carrying the claiming clause the second event for horses the property of Illinois owners should at ract considerable attention attentionSixteen Sixteen threeyearolds and upward rep ¬ resent Illinois owners and Street Arab probably will enjoy favoritism Well bet on last time out Street Arab made up much ground during the un through the stretch and that effort should put him on edge for a victory victoryA A limit field of maidens were named for the twoyearold dash Phil T Chinns Patrol Pilot who made his local debut last week will receive strong backing New Shoes last race was a fine run and Shoot to Boot finished third behind Easy Quero and Sweet Beau in their most recent meet ¬ ing Linda Sands Alger and Frances M also will command attention The latter however is on the also eligible list listTry Try Flight will attempt to score his third straight victory in the third race and in this sixfurlong dash he will be called upon to meet Hit It Pearl Alma Joe Fisher Myrna Narghileh and Yankee Notions NotionsExcept Except the sixth race for which Sylvan Dell Ima Lady Blue Orchid Little Wasp Dimple Peggys Silver and Hot Iron were named for a run of one mile and seventy yards the other events will engage limit fields fieldsThe The early post time of 2 oclock having proven better than that which prevailed during the first seven days of the meeting it will continue until the close The track should be at its best

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