Dwyer Stakes Draws Field of Eleven: Only Three Oppose Ernst Colt Today, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-19


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Dwyer Stakes Draws Field of Eleven; Only Three Oppose Ernst Colt Today Rules Pronounced Favorite For Featured Handicap as Successful Session Ends STICKNEY, 111., June 18.— His one-sided victories in the Francis S. Peabody Memorial and La Salle Handicaps having discouraged most of his other rivals, only three horses were named overnight to oppose A. C. Ernsts hard-running Aletern in the ,000 Lincoln Handicap, mile and a quarter feature of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs final program at Hawthorne tomorrow. The only three thoroughbreds with the temerity to challenge Aletern in tomorrows stake are Galbreath and Diensts Best Seller. Mrs. Marie Evans Shot Put and Mrs. Clyde Troutts Take Wing, all of whom were soundly beaten in both the Peabody Memorial and La Salle. Few believe Aletern will be beaten tomorrow and in the light of that general sentiment the Ernst four-year-old may be one of the shortest-priced favorites of the entire 30-day meeting. He has been assigned top weight of 122 pounds, six more than he haoSup when he won the La Salle and 11 more than he carried to victory in the Peabody, but even that burden is not expected to stop the son of Eternal in his present form. Came From Far Back to Score In. each of his previous two local victories Aletern came from far back to run over his opposition and win by many lengths, and many are expecting him to score just as decisively. None of his rivals have much to recommend them on their Hawthorne records. Shot Put finished third in the La Salle last Saturday, but was beaten 11 lengths, while Best Seller was another length and a half away in fourth place. Take Wing was last. In the Peabody Memorial, Best Seller was fourth, beaten six and a half lengths, while Shot Put was fifth and Take Wing again last. There have been some adjustments in the weights far these horses, but Aletern has given the impression that he is capable of making even greater concessions and still whip those scheduled to oppose him tomorrow. Best Seller is to compete under 115 pounds, four less than he had up in last Saturdays stake, while Shot Put has been assigned 106 pounds and Take Wing 101. Another race that should attract interest on tomorrows program is the Clang Purse, Continued on Page Eight Aletern Out for Third Stake Win at Lincoln Only Three Named to Oppose Ernst Colt in Final Handicap Continued from Page One at six and a half furlongs, which is to engage seven three-year-olds, including Busy-ridge, Alforay, Unknown Reward, Playground and Pearl Harbor. Tomorrows program will bring to a close one of the best meetings the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club has experienced in some years, even though the early weeks of the season were attended by a great amount of unseasonable weather. The racing strip was muddy, heavy or little better for more than half the meeting, and for that reason many of the better horses were kept under shelter, but the racing on the whole was interesting and Chicagoans supported it enthusiastically. Monday the local racing scene shifts to Washington Park, where the coordinated meetings of the Arlington Park and Washington Park Jockey Clubs will operate for 67 days. Many of the horses which took part in the session at Hawthorne will pursue their quests of purses at the Home-wood course and there will be joined by many others from the East to assure fans of a continuation of sport of the most interesting variety.

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