Peter Vinegar, Stubur and Joe Graves Seek Repeat Wins at Washington Park: Trio of Sophomores Among Dozen in Dick Welles Purse To Be Offered at One Mile, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-14


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! PeterVinegar, Stubur and Joe Graves Seek Repeat Wins at Washington Park Trio of Sophomores Among 4 Dozen in Dick Welles Purse To Be Offered at One Mile WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, HI., -June 13. — A pair of allowance races at one mile seem to be slightly the better events scheduled for tomorrows racing at this track. They have been named the Dick Welles and the Stymie in honor of one of the greatest of all sprinters and the second leading money-winning horse of all time. The Dick Welles is for three-year-olds and up, but all contestants, with but one exception, are sophomores. The lone oldster is the mare Etelka, a five-year-old trained by the veteran John Goode. Four fillies are in " the field, namely, March Proudly, The Ghizeh, Reveille Gray, and White Boots. On the male side are Peter Vinegar, Joe Graves, Stubur, Mr. Nealie, Daleen, Irish Flare, and Nugget Gold. The line-up for the Dick Wells is of more than passing interest to the student of racing in that some of the horses have interesting backgrounds. Stubur, for instance, comes from the State of Washington where breeding is on a rather small scale, but from whence came Georgie Drum and Sirde to compete in Chicago stakes a few years back. Joe Graves, winner of his only start, was bred by Col. Phil Chinn, in Kentucky, and the Colonel for years has been sending useful runners to the. races. Irish Flare, until recently, was competing in stakes and managed to finish in front ► — of Away Away in the Blue Grass Stakes. Peter JVinegar defeated aN fair field of maidens in his last start, while The Ghizeh and March Proudly have been, in the money recently. Peter Vinegar is a half-brother of the Arlington and Washington Parks track record holder, Volcanic. ,The Stymie is at one mile, and among those to face starter Ruby White will be the hard luck horse, Castile, and the recent winner, Rocky Sir. The latter turned in an excellent effort on the grass to come from far out of it in his successful try. Castle, after having been disqualified the start before his last, came back with a rather mediocre effort in his last. Trarab is another in the field who was forced to give up a purse. His sacrifice was made necessary due to the fact that he failed to carry the proper poundage in the event he won. Favorites are having a trifle more success at the Lincoln Fields session as the meeting draws to a conclusion. The session will end Saturday when the 0,000 added Lincoln Handicap will be headlined.

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