Brooklyn Handicap May Attract Dozen: Shut Out Has Market Wise, Don Bingo, Apache as Main Rivals in Aqueduct Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-24


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Brooklyn Handicap May Attract Dozen Shut Out Has Market Wise, Don Bingo, Apache as Main Rivals in Aqueduct Fixture AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 23.— A starting field of a dozen or more accomplished members of the eastern handicap division seemed probable today for Saturdays 0,000 Brooklyn Handicap. This time-mellowed mile and a quarter fixture will be the stellar offering on Aqueducts getaway day bill, following which the scene of New York racing will shift to Jamaica for Empire Citys mid-summer run. Mrs. Payne Whitneys popular Greentree banner will be carried by the favorites, in all probability, with trainer John Gaver proposing to saddle both Shut Out and Devil Diver in the event of dry footing. This doughty pair are assigned 124 pounds and 123 pounds, respectively. Marise Farms colorful Market Wise will be the starting top weight, under 128, while William Helis Attention is a prospective starter under 121 pounds. The probables also include Belairs Apache, 116, and Vagrancy, 110: Tom Heards Boysy, 112; Binglins Don Bingo, 113; C. S. Howards Mioland, 112; A. J. Sacketts Tola Rose. 112; W. L. Branns Pictor, 109; Ben Whitakers Pops Pick, 104; Glen Riddles Soldier Song under the same feathery impost, and possibly Trier-arch as a substitute for Apache or Vagrancy. Shut Out May Be Favorite Strengthening a theory that the Green-tree representation will be honored with the post of favoritism in such an exacting field is Shut Outs recovery of his best form in last Mondays Celt Purse of a mile and a furlong in which he defeated Market Wise and Attention at a less advantageous weight arrangement than he enjoys in the Brooklyn. Many followers of the Greentree fortunes fancy Devil Diver to the more renowned Shut Out. St. Germans blocky son this season has captured the Toboggan, Metropolitan and Carter Handicaps. In the event of a wet course for the Brooklyn, Shut Out will remain in Belmont headquarters of the establishment while Devil Diver will fly Mrs. Whitneys pink and black silks. The only Brooklyn works of any note this morning were the trials of Vagrancy, 1942 turf queen, and Apache at Aqueduct. The strapping daughter of Sir Gallahad III. breezed nine furlongs in 2:00. Fitzsimmons sent Apache a mile in the same consummate fashion in 1:47%. This Brooklyn will be of interest to both New England and Chicago turf fans for the reason that several of the prospective starters are expected to appear in either Suffolks 0,000 Massachusetts Handicap or Arlingtons 0,000 Stars and Stripes, on July 5. Another item of more than local interest on Long Island today was the work of the Lassie candidate, Cocopet, at Belmont Park. With Mrs. Farish looking on interestedly, trainer O. Dubassoff worked the filly six furlongs in :22%, :3435, :4645. :59!5 and 1:11%, She is scheduled to leave for Washington Park this week. Tomorrows off-day proceedings at the Queens County Jockey Club course are featured by a ,500 test of a mile and a sixteenth for three-year-olds that is styled the Mad Play and which attracted several of stakes caliber among a half-dozen entrants. These are Modest Lad, Bankrupt, Le Havre, and Strategic. It should be an interesting one.

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