Myrtlewood Draws 22 Nominations: Six Stake Winners This Year on List; Coaltown, Fanfare, Johns Joy And Roman Bath in Monday Opening Feature at Arlington, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-14


view raw text

Myrtlewood Draws 22 Nominations Six Stake Winners This Year on List Coal town, Fanfare, Johns Joy And Roman Bath in Monday Opening Feature at Arlington Six 1951 stakes winners top the list of 22 nominees filed with racing secretary Frank E. Kilroe for Arlington Parks opening-day feature, the 5,000 Myrtlewood Handicap, next Monday. The group includes Calumet Farms Coaltown, winner of the Art Sparks and Childrens Hospital Handicaps at Bay "Meadows, and Fanfare, victor in the Derby Trial; J. A. Kinards Johns Joy, winner of the Hollywood Handicap and the Churchill Downs Handicap; Hasty House Farms Roman Bath Crete Handicap and Wine List Peabody Memorial, and Brown Hotels Miss Highbrow, who took the Columbiana at Hialeah last winter. The nominations list also includes Eugene Constantins Prop, 1950 Myrtlewood winner, and the 1950 third-place horse, Helen S. Reinemans Carrara Marble. Unbridled to Start Already earmarked as a starter by trainer Melvin "Sunshine" Calvert is Mrs. Frances A. Genters four-year-old, Unbridled, stablemate of the three-year-old star, Roughn Tumble. Other Myrtlewood candidates, whose weight assignments will be released today by Kilroe, are Badger, Ballydam, Big Story, Circus Clown, Colony Date, Curan-dero, Eagle River, Sabaean, Silver Wings, Stop Gap, Sun David, War Talk and Yell-mantown. The Myrtlewood will be the first of three stakes during the opening week of Arlingtons Silver Jubilee Year, launching a coordinated 67-day meeting with Washington Park with ,500,000 in stakes and purses up for grabs. On Wednesday, the nations top three-year-old fillies tangle in the 5,000 Cleopatra Stakes, with the 5,000 Equipoise Mile climaxing the first six days of competition Saturday.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1951061401_3_2
Library of Congress Record: