War Bond Day at Aqueduct This Week-End With Dwyer Featured: Expect Sale of ,500,000 In Bonds; Excellent Contest In 0,000 Fixture Likely, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-19


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EDWARD L SNYDER Checked in at atWashington Washington Park with the main division divisionof of the William Helis stable War Bond Day at Aqueduct This WeekEnd With Dwyer Featured Expect Sale of 1500000 In Bonds Excellent Contest In 50000 Fixture Likely LikelyAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 17 The Queens County Jockey Club enters the third in one essential respect the most important week of its 24day Aqueduct summer session on Monday The climax of the coming week will be the fiftysixth running of the 50000 Dwyer Stakes for threeyearolds at a mile and onequar ¬ ter This fixture has been doubled in value this year but that fact is of less importance than that Dwyer day will be War Bond Day Admission that day will be by War Bond purchase exclusively all complimentary passes being cancelled for the afternoon Buyers of 25 or 50 bonds will be given grandstand admission tickets while purchasers of bonds with a face value of 100 or more will be admitted to the clubhouse clubhouseTo To facilitate the sale of these bonds a number of advance sale booths have been opened at Aqueduct as well as in the Long Island Railroad station and the War Bond cash register at Times Square It is esti ¬ mated that at least 1500000 in bonds will be sold next Saturday and this con ¬ servative estimate is based on the as ¬ sumption of a crowd of only 30000 and also takes into consideration the fact that only bonds purchased for the specific pur ¬ pose of obtaining admission to the Aque ¬ duct track this day will be credited In earlier years buyers of War Bonds on other occasions were permitted by the Treasury Department to credit these purchases to War Bond day That will not be the case this year yearExpect Expect Bounding Home to Start StartThis This Dwyer promises to be a thrilling horse race but its actual starting field depends to a large extent on the result of todays Shevlin However Wm Zieg lers hardhitting Bounding Home winner of the Belmont Stakes in which he ran over Pensive in the final sixteenth is re ¬ garded as a sure starter Bounding Home is not in the Shevlin which is a bit short for him himThe The other stake on the weeks agenda is the 10000 Gazelle which will be re ¬ newed at a mile and onesixteenth on Wednesday This race is likely to produce an encounter between Col C V Whitneys clever Boojiana and Lazy F Ranchs Plucky Maud winner of the Delaware Oaks in her last start If only these two were to start it would be an interesting contest but such other promising fillies as Doia Dear Everget Red Wonder Doggone Johns Dear Mrs Ames Whirlabout Peppy Miss Faro Queen Fire Sticky Good Thing and Laughter are also eligible eligibleWhile While Saturdays Dwyer is robbed of some interest by the absence of the Derby Preakness winner Pensive and Platter who ran second to the Calumet colt in the Maryland stake it still should provide a worthy contest for a day devoted to a worthy cause causeThe The Monday program at Aqueduct is headed by the 5000 Tenny Handicap which has only drawn Ihree starters but this mile and oneeighth test might prove a better contest than expected The trio contesting the issue are Mrs Eddie Mul renans First Fiddle who will be seeking his sixth consecutive victory in New York The gray son of Royal Minstrel will have to carry 126 pounds trying to concede a dozen to Boone Hall Stables Princequillo and Greentree Stables Four Freedoms who get in this test with 114 each Four Fredoms won the Widener this winter but appears to have gone back somewhat since that effort while Princequillo had a little early speed in his only start of the year then flattened out Hes been working well and was the marathan champion last sea ¬ son While First Fiddle is sure to be an oddson favorite in the Tenny his two rivals and particularly Princequillo are capable of extending him to the utmost in the drive for the finish finishThere There are also four 3000 races on Mondays program The first of these Is a sixfurlong dash for threeyearold maidens which will be run as the second race The fourth race is a sprint for maiden twoyearold fillies at five and onehalf furlongs Thgn there is the Gretna Green at six furlongs and the Fort Hamilton at a mile and onequarter which will be run as the fifth and seventh events eventsThe The Gretna Green is headed by Dove Shoot under 119 pounds This is an allow ¬ ance dash and has drawn eight moderate horses The Fort Hamilton is a class D handicap with a half dozen capable routers headed by Transformer who will have to pack 122 pounds He is returning to form but will have his work cut out to beat the J J L Powers entry of Welcome Pass and Brie a Bac who get in with 118 and 104 pounds respectively

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