Fairaris and the Rhymer Arrive at Washington: Former Heads McLaughlin String-Latter Star of Greentree Unit, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-24


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! Fairaris and The Rhymer Arrive at Washington Former Heads McLaughlin String — Latter Star of Greentree Unit HOMEWOOD, 111., June 23.— New additions to the strong handicap division now quartered at Washington Park for the rich Arlington-Washington Park meeting were made today with the arrival of the English-bred and Canadian-owned Fairaris which trainer Frank N. Gilpin brought from Toronto with five other horses, all the property of the Canadian motor magnate, R. S. McLaughlin. Other arrivals included a carload of Greentree Stable horses which trainer John Gaver shipped from New York for Mrs. Payne Whitney. They included The Rhymer, a scheduled starter in the 0,000 Stars and Stripes Handicap on July 5. Gaver is keeping Shut Out and Devil Diver in New York for the Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct next Saturday and they may ship one or both of the four-year-olds to Washington Park for the Stars and Stripes and later stakes. Shut Out returned to his old form last Monday when he beat Market Wise at Aqueduct. The 1942 Arlington Classic winner, who also won the Kentucky Derby, Belmont, Travers and Blue Grass Stakes and the Yankee Handicap is one of the leading contenders for the handicap championship this year. Devil Diver, once regarded as Shut Outs superior as a three-year-old, has more than rehabilitated himself this year in the handicap ranks. His victories thus far include the Metropolitan Toboggan and Carter handicaps. Fairaris, a son of the English sire. Fair Trial, is a candidate for the 0,000 Equipoise Mile next Saturday as well as the Stars and Stripes and the Arlington and Washington Park handicaps, each endowed with 0,000 added money. As a three-year-old of 1942, Fairaris won the Peter Pan Handicap and finished third to Alsab in the Withers.

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