Thirty-Four Crete Handicap Eligibles: Headlines Lincoln Program of May 20; Both Occupation and Occupy Nominated for Sprint Stake By Stable of John Marsch, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-09


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OCCUPATION The 1942 futurity specialist is expected to keep his engagement in the Crete Handicap first stake of the Lincoln Fields meeting ThirtyFour Crete Handicap Eligibles Headlines Lincoln Program of May 20 20Both Both Occupation and Occupy Nominated for Sprint Stake By Stable of John Marsch MarschThirtyfour Thirtyfour of the outstanding sprinters in the Middle West have been nominated for the 5000 Crete Handicap first of the six stakes that will be decided during the Lincoln Fields meeting which will be staged at Hawthorne again this year The Crete is at six furlongs and will feature the first Saturday program of the meeting on May 20 The Lincoln Fields session gets under way next Tuesday May 16 16John John Marsch the Chicago contractor named two of his stars for the Crete Oc ¬ cupation Marschs crack sprinter out of Bull Dog Miss Bunting and his full brother Occupy were among the nomina ¬ tions for the event and in all probability Occupation will start in the race which was won by Signator last year yearOccupation Occupation won in his lone outing this year when he won a six furlongs dash at Churchill Downs last Thursday defeating Burgoo Dinner and Captain Eddie Occu ¬ pation ran the threequarters in 113 over an off track and according to trainer Burley Parke the Futurity specialist of 1942 is back in his old form formSteger Steger Possibilities Too TooBoth Both Occupation and Occupy may also be pointed for the Steger Handicap which will be the headliner on the Saturday June 3 program programC C Bruce Head presiding steward in charge of racing arrived from Louisville over the weekend and opened the Lincoln Fields offices at the Stickney course plac ¬ ing James T Clark in charge of receiving stable registrations registrationsJudge Judge Head brought word that Challenge Me winner of the Arkansas Derby and well regarded Kentucky Derby starter would reach Hawthorne Thursday with other members of the Brolite Farm stable An ¬ other Kentucky Derby contestant slated to reach the Stickney course shortly is Brief Sigh the property of Robert J Dienst who races under the nom de course of River Divide Stable Brief Sigh turned in a bril ¬ liant effort in the Derby finishing fifth and narrowly beaten for fourth laurels laurelsAnother Another arrival from Kentucky is Tom B Young track superintendent Young re ¬ ports that in addition to River Divide and Brolite Farm a number of others from Churchill Downs are expected to converge on the West Side course the latter part of the week weekThe The Washington Park racing strip now undergoing a transformation will not be available for the overflow horses and Lin ¬ coln Fields will be pressed into service serviceThe The list of eligibles for the Crete are ArnelBobs Arnel Bobs Dream Bold Captain Bolo Way BolusBright Bright Bolus Willie Burgoo Maid Cabin Creek Chipamink Corona Corona Dally Trouble Fire Dust Eugene EugeneFull Full Cry CryHoldall HoldallJoanT Holdall JoanT JoanTLiberty Liberty Flash FlashMartian Martian MartianMerrymarch Merrymarch NightShadow NightShadowObserver Observer ObserverOccupation Occupation Occupy OccupationOccupy Powder Bluff Putitthere Roman Sox Ruditaurus Sales Talk Topnard Traffic Court Twixt TwixtValdina Valdina Maiden Whose Zacapet

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