Equipoise, Skokie next Week Stakes: Mile Race Features July 4 Card; Three-Year-Olds to See Action on Week-End, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-30


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| I 1 . I I 1 r i * ! i : : * I* | I t i I j ! ; f i is L j £ , I I I I ; * I1 ! 1 ■ a i ! i j " •» t k i : * t Equipoise, Skokie Next Week Stakes Mile Race Features July 4 Card; Three-Year-Olds to See Action on Week-End HOMEWOOD, 111., June 29.— A big week of racing lies ahead for Washington Park patrons, for during the six-day period beginning Monday fans are to see some of the best handicap stars on the grounds as well as some of the principal candidates for the Classic and the American Derby. The two races which are to bring out these luminaries are the 5,000 Equipoise Mile, for three-year-olds and upward on Wednesday, July 4, and the 5,000 Skokie Handicap, a seven-furlong spin for three-year-olds. Thirty horses already have been made eligible for the Equipoise Mile, while nominations still are being received for the Skokie. Entries for the Skokie close to- morrow. What three-year-olds will be made eligible for the Skokie will not be announced until early next week, but among them almost sure to be on the list are Calumet Farms Pot o Luck, runner-up to Hoop Jr., in the Kentucky Derby, and the Maine Chance Farms War Jeep, winner of the Jamaica Handicap. Pot o Luck already eligible for the Equipoise. Other Skokie Probables v Some of the others who may be found among the entries when they are released are Leo Caillouettes Joes Choice, Lookout Stock Farms Foreign Agent, Indian Rocks Stables Darien, Henry Tikulskis Icangetit, |Murlogg Farms Fighting Step, John |Marschs Art Roi, Miss Gertrude Donovans Fighting Don and A. C. Ernsts Algahad. The Equipoise Mile already is assured of powerful field and among others it is ex-j pected to bring in competition Howard Wells hard-running stallion Equifox, who won the first running of the stakes in 1941. Also pointing for the stake are A. S. Higgins Quizzle. Mrs. Clyde Troutls Take Wing. Coward and Du Puys Appleknocker, Mrs. H. J. Damms Zacapet and B. J. Bax Sigma Kappa. Next weeks programs also are studded with numerous overnight features designed to keep the better horses before the public.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1945063001/drf1945063001_29_15
Local Identifier: drf1945063001_29_15
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800