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Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, HI., June 13. — An overwhelming majority gained through the voting at Fairmount Park en abled state Senator Joseph Kohout to beat . out Larry Thompson for the vice-presidency of the midwestern division of the HBPA in the annual voting. The pair ran about even in Chicago, and Thompson had a wide margin at AkrSar-Ben Frank Butzow, of Chicago, retained the presidency of the Illinois, Breeders Association at their annual meeting Tuesday evening. Butzow, who can tell you the name of Hickory Jims great grandsire, was a unanimous choice . . . Sabaeon and Dr. Ole Nelson have made creditable moves in preparation for Saturdays Lincoln Handicap . Johns Joy, pointing for the early stakes at Arlington, turned • in one of the best trials to date when he went three-quarters in 1:11 over the Washington Park strip Wednesday a. m. . . . Jockey Paul Bailey, who. was called away due to the death of his father, will be back to accept mounts Thursday . . Apprentice Clarence Smith has departed for his home in Corbih, Ky., for a short vacation. He will be at Arlington . Jockey Johnny Adams shook off his injuries to return to the saddle today.. Hypostyle, best of the Illinois-bred sprinters, has been sent to Omaha for a crack at the coming features during the closing half of the Ak-Sar-Ben meeting. He was accompanied by Little Flower, Fashioned, Leg-endaire and- Worcester, all in the Mariano Stable. Worcester was purchased from Steve Ippolito late Monday. Racing secretary Frank Kilroe, who arrived from New York Tuesday, opened his offices at Arlington Park Wednesday . morning. . .Edward L. Friedberg, Louisville owner, whose horses are trained by McKenzie Miller, got in from his home • town. Trainer Miller will have a public stable of 14 head at Arlington.. James Tranter Clargand Ray Hoertz, who are serving as officials here, will depart for their Louisville homes at the conclusion of the meeting. They will returned for the Hawthorne session Starter Roy Dickerson is on the job schooling horses at Arlington Park every morning . W. R. "Duke" Dahlstrom will hie to Atlantic City at the conclusion of the Lincoln Fields meeting. Serves as racing secretary at the seaside session, which opens August 9 Trainer Larry Thompson recently returned from an inspection tour of the new Reineman f aijm in Kentucky. He will have 24 horses in training for Mrs. Reineman. The thirteenth annual outing of the Chicago chapter of the American Pitch Club took place at Washington Park Wednesday with a luncheon and meeting of the nominating committee choosing officers for the coming year. Mose Lowen-stein, outgoing president, opened with a short speech outlining his past performances and his selections for the day. He also learned for the first time that he was the outgoing president. It was during his Continued on Page Thirty-Two j I LINCOLN FIELDS NOTEBOOK Continued from Page Three tenure of office the club unanimously voted that a president cannot succeed himself. . The Luke McCoy faction appeared to hav it "in the bag" for their candidate, although nominations were not all in at press time, Outside accomplishments during the year figure heavily in the race for the presidency and favor McCoy since lie showed the largest summer squash at a recent fair, and was almost made a member of the 4-H Club. Al Gaal has sold his interest in the California-bred stallion, The Dude, to a" syndicate of Chicago business men. The Dude had a full book this year and is being booked a good crop of approved mares for 1952. The Arlington . Classic winner is standing at the Pat Kay Farm, Barrington, 111. . . . Miss Joyce Bolton, of Milton, 111., recent winner of a scholarship at the University of Illinois, awarded annually by the National Association of Thoroughbred Breeders, graced the winners circle following Tuesdays sixth race. Miss Bolton, first, girl to earn the award, was accompanied by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bolton, and .her brother, Bryce. . . . Trainer PauT~-Keiper is in from Waterford Downs, where he disposed of the horses in his care. He is planning to get together a public stable for Chicago racing. Charles "Chuck" Perrin, who has been a TRPB representative on midwestern tracks for the past four years, .has resigned to" accept a position with the special agents office of the Illinois Central R. R. Perrin will make his headquarters in Chicago. . . . Should the two-year-old Espinos Queen become popular in this area she will be following in the footsteps of her sire, Es-pino Gold, and her dam, Bossom Queen, both of whom were Chicago, favorites for a number of, years. Espinos Queen was bred and is owned by Miss Lydia Weber, of southern Illinois . James Herbeveaux, general manager of the Arizona Downs track, Phoenix, was a visitor Wednesday. He is highly pleased with the success of the Arizona meeting, which closed recent-j ly, and is promising the racing public of the cactus state bigger and better things in the turf sport for the next season. Fear a new wrinkle has appeared on the brow from trying to figure the horses to select on Thursdays difficult bill. I Finally settled for CLOY in the first, MOON BABY in the second, and SHINING DEED in the fifth.