Assign Aletern, Rounders Top Imposts: Latter May Miss Lincoln Handicap; Ernst Racer Must Shoulder 122 Pounds While Striving For Third Stake of Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-16


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Assign Aletern Rounders Top Imposts Latter May Miss Lincoln Handicap HandicapErnst Ernst Racer Must Shoulder 122 Pounds While Striving For Third Stake of Meeting MeetingSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 5 A C Ernsts Aletern who ran away with the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handicap under 111 pounds and did the same thing with the La Salle Handicap under 116 will have 122 pounds on his back when he competes in the 5000 Lincoln Handicap feature of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs final program at Hawthorne Saturday The 122 pounds racing secretary William H Shelley as ¬ signed him for this weekend represents top weight and the same that was given to Valdina arms Rounders RoundersWhether Whether this impost will stop the Ernst fouryearold remains to be seen but it is not enough to discourage his admirers for he still remains a pronounced favorite for the run of a mile and a quarter which is to bring to a close Lincoln Fields highly successful season seasonWhether Whether Rounders who has not been to the post since last winter accepts the issue Saturday is doubtful but his stablemate Valdina Orphan is almost certain to be in there Valdina Orphan finished second to Aletern in the La Salle but he was obliged to give the Ernst colt five pounds the bet ¬ ter of the weights whereas this weekend the Valdina Farm representative will re ¬ ceive a onepound pull Valdina Orphan has been given 121 pounds as his burden for this weekend and that shift may en ¬ able him to make it more interesting Ale tern beat him six lengths in the La Salle SalleValdina Valdina Orphan Gets 121 Pounds PoundsRated Rated under Aletern Rounders and Val ¬ dina Orphan in the Lincoln Handicap weights is Galbreath Diensts Best Seller who must shoulder 115 pounds four less than he had on his back when he ran fourth in the La Salle SalleNext Next come Mrs A M Creechs Valdina Groom and Walmac Farms Bushwhacker with 107 each and from that point the weights scale downward to the 96 pounds assigned Mrs Robert McGarveys Night Shadow ShadowTwelve Twelve horses are eligible for the Lincoln Handicap and all except perhaps two or three of them are expected to start Only one of them Valdina Groom was seen in a private trial during the training hours this morning He worked five furlongs in 103 breezing A number of the others are scheduled to indulge in long drills to ¬ morrow morrowIn In the hopes of presenting the best pro ¬ gram of the meeting for Saturdays finale two extra events have been programmed to sub for less attractive ones originally carded One of these new events is a handi ¬ cap at a mile and 70 yards forthreeyear olds and upward tand the other is a condi ¬ tion affair at six and a half furlongs for threeyearolds and upward The latter will bring together all of the better sprint ersvassembled here while the distance evenb will attract a number of performers who will pass up the Lincoln Handicap Entries for the Lincoln Handicap are as follows orse Wt WtAletern Aletern 122 122Rounders Rounders 122 122Valdina Valdina Orphn 121 Best Seller 115 Valdina Groom 107 Bushwhacker 107 Daily Trouble 106 Horse Wt WtShot Shot Put 106 106Burnt Burnt Cork 104 104Choppy Choppy Sea 101 101Take Take Wing 101 101Night Night Shadow 96 Trade Last dead

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