Big Lincoln Fields Delegation Witnesses Renewal of Derby, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-07


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• - - J. f. " * " * J; . r.* • Y. j. ,J !_ . j w . Big Lincoln Fields Delegation Witnesses Renewal of Derby CHURCHILL DOWN, Louisville, Ky., May 5. — Lincoln Fields of Chicago was the most represented race track at the Derby. Four of its five directors were on hand. The Lincoln Fields delegation was headed by president William J. McCormack, who was host to a large group of friends for Derby breakfast. Miss Francis I. Polley had Ann Sheridan of movie fame, Steve Han- nagan of New York and Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Bruce in her clubhouse box near the finish line. Miss Polley and Mr. Bruce are Lincoln Fields directors. The fourth member of the Lincoln Fields board in attendance was Peter J. ODon-n nell, general manager of the Chicago track, ODonnell said he is well pleased with the response to the Peabody Memorial, three-£ year-old 5,000 event, which heads the Lincoln Fields stake program. It will be run Memorial Day, Wednesday, May 30. From the Lincoln Feilds official family there was Lawrence C. Bogenschutz, rac-. ing secretary; steward Jack Goode, start-er Reuben White, paddock judge James T. Clark, placing judge Ray Hoertz, timer William Cunningham and Charles Gorm-. ley. With the exception of Bogenschutz. all the aforementioned serve at Churchill Downs as well as at Lincoln Fields.

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