Maximum Starting Line-Up of Eight For Lincoln Handicap This Week-End: Take Wing Likely to Rule Favorite Over Good Bid in Mile and Quarter Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-22


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Maximum Starting Line-Up of Eight For Lincoln Handicap This Week-End Take Wing Likely to Rule Favorite Over Good Bid in Mile and Quarter Fixture STICKNEY, 111.. June 21.— Although 18 horses are eligible for the ,000 Lincoln Handicap, the test of a mile and a quarter which will feature the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs last program at Hawthorne on Saturday, no more than eight are likely to be in the starting field. The five which appear to be certain contestants are H. E. Jacobys Good Bid, the Swanee River Stables Cory-don, the Happy Hour Farms Devalue, Mrs. Clyde Troutts Take Wing, and Hyman Friedbergs Bolos Choice, while several pos-! sibilities are Jess Trents Colonel Read, Mrs. Frank Nugents Troop Train and the Indian Rocks Stables Darien. If only the five who appear to be certain starters get into the race it still should be an interesting spectacle, for all of them have been performing well this spring and any one of them would seem to have a chance of victory on his best race. Although Good Bid won the La Salle Handicap last Saturday from essentially the same field, he will encounter this weekend, the favorite is expected to be Take Wing, who was second in the race. The Troutt horse gave Good Bid a two-pound ♦ __ pull in the weights in the La Salle, whereas on Saturday Take Wing will receive a concession of four pounds from the Jacoby runner, and the six-pound shift may be just enough to swing public favor to the La Salle runner-up. Also in Take Wings favor may be the additional sixteenth of a mile over which the Lincoln Handicap will be decided. Bolos Choice also is likely to have stanch support, for he has two splendid performances to his credit this spring. He was third in the La Salle and third in the Francis S. Peabody Memorial Handicap. He will be out Saturday to give the Fried-berg stable its third stakes victory of the meeting. Under the Friedberg colors Harriet Sue won the Steger Handicap and Port List captured the Joliet Stakes. Entries were being accepted today for [ Saturdays principal supporting feature, the Devonshire Handicap at six furlongs. j Among the nominees may be Bolo Tie who, j Wednesday, won the Bum ham Handicap, I while others who may ?eut the iirue are I Harriet Sue, St. Jock. Bu-koo Maid, Bo- i lus, Bright Willie and Ruditaurus.

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