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Familiar Rivals to Seek ,000 La Salle Renewal Quizzle, Espino Gold and Night Shadow May Go in Saturday Race STICKNEY. 111.. June 9.— The next added money feature on the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs program at Hawthorne is; the ,000 La Salle Handicap and it will have its eighth running here next Saturday. The La Salle is a contest of a mile and three-sixteenths for three-year-olds , and upward and nominations for it were | being accepted today. Almost certain to be among the eligibles when they are announced next week is A. S. Higgins Quizzle. star of both the i Sportsmans Park and Lincoln Fields meetings this spring. Also sure to be among i them is Mrs. Frank Nugents Espino Gold, j who raced Quizzle to a dead heat for first place in the recent Francis S. Peabody Memorial Handicap. Some of the others expected to be nominated for the La Salle are Hyman Fried-bergs Bolos Choice, who was third In the Peabody. Mrs. Robert McGarveys Night Shadow. Leon Tikulskis Icangetit. the Brolite Farms Challenge Me and the Swanee River Stables Corydon. The LaSalle is Lincoln Fields youngest stake, for it was first run in 1937. That year it was won by Watersplash. The race was not renewed the following year, but it has been offered every spring since 1939. From then on the winners, in order, were Her Reigh, Mucho Gusto. Shot Put, Equifox. Aletern and Valdina Foe. Equifox. who also finished second in the La Salle a year ago, now is at Churchill Downs and Lincoln Fields officials are hoping he will reach Chicago in time to try for it again. Several other distance runners now at Churchill Downs also may be made eligible for the race. The La Salle is one of two stakes remaining on the Lincoln Fields schedule. The other is. the ,000 Lincoln Handicap in which three-year-olds and older horses will be matched over a mile and a quarter. This event is almost certain to draw a number of nominations from Louisville, for the season there will be ended by that time. The La Salle will be the most important event on next weeks program but not the only one in which the better horses will be presented. Racing secretary W. R. Dahlstrom is carding a half dozen or more features designed to keep the more fashionable horses before the public.