Arlington, Washington Park Futurities Draw 163, 167 Eligibles, Respectively: Each Stake Likely to Gross 0,000; John Marsch Tops Nominators With Eight, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


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Arlington Washington Park Futurities Draw 163 167 Eligibles Respectively Each Stake Likely to Gross 70000 John Marsch Tops Nominators With Eight EightThe The Arlington Futurity to be run at Washington Park on July 15 has a present eligibility list of 163 of the leading two yearolds in the country after compilation of final payments on May 1 At the same time it was revealed that the Washington Park Futurity to be run September 2 has attracted 167 eligibles out of 313 original nominations nominationsIncreasing Increasing the added money to 25000 each and attracting respectively 33 and 35 more candidates than last season will rank the two Chicago juvenile fixtures among the richest for 1944 The Arling ¬ ton now has a current value of 56925 with prospects of a large starting field bringing the total gross close to 70000 The Washington Park companion piece has mounted to 57050 and also will likely gross around 70000 70000John John Marsch of Chicago who has the distinction of having won both futurities for the past two seasons has furnished the greatest number of eligibles eight in each event He has a strong band of eight colts in Alfa Unconditional Errard Art Roi Free For All Larky Conviction and Valdina Aide AideBreeding Breeding farms and racing establish ¬ ments from all parts of the country are represented on the eligibility lists and will furnish serious competition to break the domination of the Chicagoan in the rich futurities Among the prominenb Arling ¬ ton and Washington Park nominees with the number of their eligibles are areName Name Arlington Washington WashingtonJohn John Marsch 8 8 8Calumet Calumet Farm 6 6 6Darby Darby Dan Farm 6 6 6William William Helis 6 6 6Brookmeade Brookmeade Stable 6 4 4Charles Charles SHoward 5 5 5Mill Mill River Stable 5 5 5Col Col C V Whitney 4 5 Main Chance Farm 4 4 4F F W Hooper 4 4 Cain Hoy Stable 4 4 4H H C Center 4 4 4Greentree Greentree Stable 3 3 3Hal Hal Price Headley 3 3 3Louis Louis B Mayer 3 3

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