Dinner Party Faces Seven Fit Rivals In Suffolks Bunker Hill Handicap: Totes Top Impost of 117; Side Boy Works Fast Six Furlongs for Mile Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-16


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. ,U™ **** .•■■ . .~Wf k£.L.._..-d — ■ — — -— — PAVOT— Walter M. Jeffords colt is considered the main obstacle in the path of Hoop Jr.s bid for the second leg of the "Triple Crown" when the field lines up for the 55th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico this afternoon. Dinner Party Faces Seven Fit Rivals In Suffolks Bunker Hill Handicap Totes Top Impost of 117; Side Boy Works Fast Six Furlongs for Mile Stake EAST BOSTON. Mass.. June 15.— The ,000 added Bunker Hill Handicap, one mile test for three -year-olds and upward, is to serve as the headline attraction tomorrow on a well-balanced half-holiday card at Suffolk Downs. Eight top flight thoroughbreds were named overnight to contest the feature and the race shapes up as one of the better offerings of the Seaside tracks pretentious 1945 stakes program. Failure of Raymond Metcalf and Ber-mar Farms topweighted entry of Castle-* man and Spangled Game to accept the issue in the event leaves the starting top-weight of 117 pounds to Shady Lane Farms Dinner Party, who will have the saddle services of the veteran Eddie Robart. Dinner Party won several engagements in New England during his 1944 campaign and in his only start of the current season finished third to Valdina Craft and Cavatorta in the Governors Handicap on Suffolk Downs inaugural day feature. Valdina Craft, a representative of Ar-cand and Laurin. as well as Morris Wexlers Broke Even are to go postward in the Bunker Hill under 115 pounds each. Valdina Craft romped to an eight-length triumph in the Governors, finding the sloppy track which prevailed for that stake very much to his liking. Broke Even turned in a game performance in an overnight allowance event on June 12, defeating among others, Toolmaker and Capt. Caution. Ralph Delaney is named to handle Broke , Even in the Bunker Hill, while George Seabo has been assigned the mount on Valdina Craft. Mrs. Weston W. Adams is sending out a useful pair to carry her silks in the Saturday stake. Her Cavatorta will shoulder 114 pounds, while Side Boy is imposted with 113. Cavatorta whipped a good band here yesterday in a division of the six-furlong Yorktown Purse and the mile distance i ! of the Bunker Hill may work to his advantage. Side Boy, who won impressively at the i recent Narragansett Park meeting, worked a sizzling six furlongs in 1:1225 in his final fro- t0 D,v-« TT511 nrif pY! fVlg gjf — *•* of that move, the Adam" ntry is rca:.::!sd as eat ire«M. *.....igerous. Martin Belascos colors are to be carried by Easy Chance, whose chief claim to fame thus far was a sparkling second to Spangled Game in the Rhode Island Handicap. ! The lightweight of the probable field, Easy Chance may prove the dark horse. Easy , Chance has trained splendidly for the week-end event and will be handled by j Ralph Eccard. I Completing the probable field are Mor- I timer Stuarts speedy Ogham, 114, and ! C. F. Herrmanns Float Me, 114 pounds. | The latter, a four-year-old gelded son of! Menow and Float, will make his first ap- I I pearance under silks this season in the! 1 Bunker Hill. Float Me gave a top effort ! to account for the mile and three-six-! teenths Au Revoir Handicap at Rockingham ! Park last November 18, and is a j capable performer when at his best. Post time for the initial event will be at : the usual hour, 2:30 p. m.

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