Thumbs Up and Other Mayer Horses Arrive: Handicap Ace in Fine Condition Following Trip From New York, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-09


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Thumbs Up and Other Mayer Horses Arrive ArriveHandicap Handicap Ace in Fine Condition Following Trip From New York YorkHOMEWOOD HOMEWOOD 111 June 8 Thumbs Up the countrys leading moneywinning four yearold last season arrived here today at the head of a strong division of 14 horses to represent Louis B Mayer in the combined ArlingtonWashington Parks meeting opening a week from Monday MondayIt It brings a prime favorite back to Wash ¬ ington Park where he was in the thick of stake competition last year Thumbs Up was in a deadheat with Royal Nap for first place in the Washington Park Handi ¬ cap and turned in a series of four seconds in the Arlington Stars and Stripes Equi ¬ poise Mile and Myrtlewood handicaps During 1943 Thumbs Up earned 97100 which with previous winnings placed him into the select circle of thoroughbreds who have won 10000 or more Trainer Carl Roles who accompanied the shipment from New York declares that Thumbs Up is back in Chicago in fine condition and is again going to be pointed for engagements in Arlington Washingtons record stakes offering this season He hopes to move forward from the deadheat and runnerup spots spotsAlong Along with Thumbs Up came the Eng ¬ lishbred Kings Abbey Miss Barbara and others in Roles division of the stable They shipped well from New York YorkMayers Mayers eligibles for the early closing stakes are Free Trance for the Arlington Classic and the0 American Derby three imported Beau Pere colts Patrimony Pater and Father Neptune for the Arling ¬ ton and Washington Park Futurities and Mother Tongue and Stop Sign for the Arlington Lassie and Princess Pat filly stakes

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