Bosage Scores Front-Running Victory; Peter Pan Handicap to Bring Out Nine: Jeep Heads Field Under 122 Pounds; Has Red Pixie as Running Mate; Trymenow, Wildlife Also in Belmont Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-19


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Bosage Bosage Scores Scores Front-Running Front-Running Victory; Victory; Peter Peter Pan Pan Handicap Handicap to to Bring Bring Out Out Nine Nine Jeep Heads Field Under 122 Pounds Has Red Pixie as Running Mate; Trymenow, Wildlife Also in Belmont Fixture ELMONT, L. I., N. Y., June 18.— The ,500 Peter Pan Handicap at a mile and a furlong is the feature event at Belmont Park tomorrow. This comparatively new fixture, which is having its sixth running, closed on May 23 with 44 nominations, and when racing secretary-handicapper John B. Campbell issued his weight assignments last week, Hoop Jr. and Pavot were at the top of the ladder with 126 pounds each, but neither will be among those present when starter George Cassidy dispatches the field tomorrow. In normal years, the Peter Pan provides a final prep over the Belmont course for the 0,000 Belmont Stakes at a mile and a half, to be renewed Saturday, but the revised racing schedule this year, making the Derby, Preakness and Belmont fall on successive week-ends, has almost automatically eliminated all those who started in the Maryland classic from tomorrows test. Likely Candidates for Belmont However, two important Belmont candidates are in the entries for the Peter Pan. These are Col. C. V. Whitneys Jeep, who is top weight with 122 pounds, and Walter M. Jeffords Trymenow at 115. Another who might possibly go postward in the mile and a half classic is Lt. J. M. Roeblings Wildlife, who also gets 115 pounds tomorrow. The other in tomorrows nine furlongs are Brookmeade Stables Sun Herod, 112; B. F. Whitakers Chief Barker, 110; Red Pixie, a stablemate of Jeep, 109; Mrs. D. H. Peters Alison Peters, 105; Walter P. Chryslers Bayern, 104. and Earl Sandes First Stage, 102. Favoritism will probably be between the Whitney pair and Trymenow, principally because they are the "name horses" of the Peter Pan. Jeep looked very good at Jamaica earlier in the spring, when he was impressive winner of a division of the Wood Memorial. The son of Mahmoud followed this smashing performance with a dismal effort in the Kentucky Derby, but Continued on Page Fourteen Nine to Match Strides In Peter Pan Handicap Jeep Heads Field for Belmont Stake Under 122-Pound Impost Continued from Page One his connections feel that he was unable to give a true account of himself In the mud that prevailed at Churchill Downs and a much better effort is anticipated, both in the Peter Pan and Saturdays richer j fixture. Trymenow has been in action once this [ year, after a light campaign in 1944. The stablemate of the disappointing Pavot appeared in a six-furlong dash here on June 7 and was an impressive winner over rather ordinary opposition. After being : forced to race in the deep footing along the rail Al Snider took him to the outside entering the stretch and Trymenow finished with a powerful rush that carried him over the line nearly two lengths before Bill | Hardey. He was going away at the end, giving the impression that he would like a route. Alison Peters also won his last start here and also beat Bill Hardey, but by less than a length after leading from the start. Both Trymenow and Alison Peters met Bill Hardey at level weights, but the Jeffords colt must give Alison Peters 10 pounds tomorrow. If the latter can go a mile and a furlong, which is somewhat doubtful, he should be dangerous. Another interesting light weight in this test is Bayern. This son of Blenheim II. j [ : is highly regarded by his connections. Bayern was apparently short In his only start here, in which he led for a half-mile then tired. First Stage finished his races well, though seldom well enough to win all the money. The same can be said of Wildlife. Chief Barker has speed but is inclined to sulk. Sun Herod was a stakes winner in 1944 and triumphed at Delaware Park this year. The Sun Teddy colt is a "speed horse" and he and Alison Peters are expected to cut out the early pace. The largest field of the current season has been entered for tomorrows fifth race. no less than 31 maiden juvenile colts and geldings being slated to charge down four and a half furlongs of the Widener course. There are nine different sets of couplings in this test, which promises to be a wild scramble. By way of contrast, the mile and a half nightcap for older horses has drawn only five.

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