Name Thumbs Up, Whirlabout For Massachusetts Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-16


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Name Thumbs Up, Whirlabout For Massachusetts Handicap EAST BOSTON. Mass.. June 15.— Nomi- , nations for the 0,000 Massachusetts ■ Handicap and other important local stakes were arriving at the offices of racing sec- j retary Charles J. McLennan as the deadline for entries approached. One of the I most traveled nominating blanks arrived from the Louis B. Mayer stable in Califor-! nia, as they named Thumbs Up and Whirlabout for the rich New England classic. Thumbs Up is currently topweight for the coming 00,000 Santa Anita Handicap, while Whirlabout is a local favorite through her victory here last season in the Yankee Handicap. In addition, the Mayer stable named three two-year-olds for the 5,000 Mayflower Stakes. The Cosgrave Stable also nominated the good Canadian two-year-old Windfield for both the Miles Standish and the Mayflower.

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