Activity Increases At Homewood Oval: Name Horses Continue To Arrive Daily for 67-Day Season Opening on Monday, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-15


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Activity Increases At Hornewood Oval OvalName Name Horses Continue To Arrive Daily for 67 Day Season Opening on Monday MondayHOMEWOOD HOMEWOOD 111 June 14 With activ ¬ ity at Washington Park mounting as next Mondays opening date nears further evi ¬ dence of the proximity of the inaugural of the 67 days racing at the local course is had in the reminder that racing secre ¬ tary Webb Everett today sent horsemen regarding tomorrows closing of the Myr tlewood Handicap 5000 added event for threeyearolds and upward that will head ¬ line the openingday program programWith With so many capable sprinters already on the grounds and with additions ex ¬ pected right up to opening day an out ¬ standing field is expected to vie in the sixfurlong sprint named in honor of the great race mare of a few years back who possessed a superabundance of speed over the short distances distancesSupporting Supporting the Myrtlewood will be the Brevity Purse at six furlongs a threeyear old event for a 2000 purse and the Hour less Purse which will bring out a field of grade B older horses to contest the issue over the mile distance The purse of the xHouress is 1800 1800Meanwhile Meanwhile horses continue to arrive hourly at the local track with the greatest assemblage of name horses congregating here in the history of the plant So much so that the current slogan has become The Best Horses of All Answer Chicagos Post Call CallVhirlciway Vhirlciway Due Tomorrow TomorrowThe The capstone of the unprecedented ag ¬ gregation of horseflesh is of course the wonder horse Count Fleet who wears the familiar silks of Mrs John Hertz The Count is pointing for the Classic on July 24 and is expected to arrive well in advance of that big race raceCalumet Calumet Farms worlds record money holder Whirlaway will arrive Wednesday and is expected to return to competition shortly Trainer Ben Jones besides the Calumet comet will show a new collection of sterling homebred juveniles in addition to his now fouryearold Sun Again and the threeyearolds Nellie L and MarKell MarKellAlsab Alsab once again is on the scene of his brilliant victory in last years American Derby and his daily workouts at Hornewood have the dockers singing praises of trainer Sarge Svvenkes patience patienceThe The stable of Louis B Mayer the movie mogul with Kings Abbey Thumbs Up Blue Serge and added strength in a select band of homebreds who first saw the light of day an hours drive from Palm Springs in the desert country of California are expected some time tomorrow tomorrowBrookmeade Brookmeade Stable of Mrs Dodge Sloane returns after many years this time with a cracking good band trying for many of the stakes in the varied events and over ¬ night races racesOccupation Occupation who won four futurities during the 1942 season will again have duels with Count Fleet and his task in searching out the twoyearold cham ¬ pionship will be taken up by his full brother Occupy who essayed his first start with an important win a fortnight ago at the Lincoln Fields meet meetCoward Coward Dupuy will chance it again in the Chicago sector when they send their beloved reformed plater Marriage into com ¬ bat with Whirlaway in an attempt to beat him as he did Alsab last season at the same track trackThe The stables of Lt Alfred Gwynne Van derbilt Hugh Nesbitt Greentree Milky Way Max Hirsch Valdina Farm and the Whitneys are only a few of this galaxy of stars that will vie against each other in the million and onehalf dollars session about to start

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