Narcissus Attracts 15 for Inaugural Running: Volcanic, Seaward, Inseparable, False, Spur on in Lincoln Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-26


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Narcissus Attracts 15 For Inaugural Running Volcanic,. Seaward, Inseparable, False, Spur On in Lincoln Stake HAWTHORNE, Cicero, 111., May 24. Lincoln Fields current meeting at Hawthorne goes into its third week on Monday and also reaches a new peak of interest on the big holiday week-end program, which begins next Friday, Memorial Day, with the twenty-fourth running of the 5,0QQ peabody Memorial Stakes. That one and one-eighth miles fixture is the first stake race of the Illinois season for three-year-olds and annually marks a red-letter day on the local racing calendar. It is to be followed on Saturday by the inaugural running of a new stakes for three-year-olds and upwards, the 0,000 Narcissus Handicap at one and one-sixteenth miles. The 1952 Lincoln Fields meeting, which comes to the half-way point at midweek, has been highly successful from every standpoint despite exceptionally inclement weather. On only two of the first 12 days has the track been labelled fast. But the favorites have been running with better than average consistency, while attendance and mutuel handle have shown marked increases over the corresponding meeting last year, which was held at Washington Park. Racing secretary L. C. Bogenschutz has received 15 nominations for the Narcissus Handicap. This event may bring out Wal-mac Farms big stallion, Volcanic, for his first start of the year. The seven-year-old son of Ambrose Light Hot Supper, by Gallant Fox, was nominated along with his stablemate. Dr. Ole Nelson. Both are former winners of the Hawthorne Gold Cup, Volcanic in 1949, Dr. Ole Nelson in 1950, when the latter hung up the present Hawthorne track record, 2:01, for a mile and a quarter. Hasty House Farm has .nominated Sea ward, Inseparable and Ruhe for the Narcissus. Other nominees are Mikel Farms Illinois-bred Falsel winner of the Crete,. LeCompte, and Letellier Handicaps; B. W. Landys Spur On, Aarons and Hokins Andy B. W., Brown Hotel Stables The Gink, William H. Veenemans Black George, Clifford Mooers Sir Butch, Sam E. Wilson Jr.s Irish Tudor, Mrs. Herbert Herffs Screemin Jack, N. T. Bouchards Fair Appraisal and Torch of Iran. Two of the Narcissus candidates are foreign-bred importations. Torch of Iran is a five-year-old by Tehran, out of Fiery Cross, by Fairway, and was bred in-Prance. He won his two latest starts. Irish Tudor is a three-year-old colt by the Epsom Derby winner of 1941, Owen Tudor, and was bred in Ireland. He made his first start, at -the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on February 15 and won the six furlong event by two lengths. Black George, now five, has been a good winner for his Louisville owner. He earned, his first claim of "lame when he won the Derby Trial in 1950, beating the Kentucky Derby winner, Middleground. He is by the good race horse and sire, Reaping Reward, who was fatally injured at Crown Crest Farm in Kentucky a few days ago. Following is a complete list of nominees for the Narcissus Handicap: AndyB.W. Screemin Jack Black George Seaward Dr. Ole Nelson Sir Butch " Fair Appraisal Spur On False The Gink Inseparable Torch of Iran Irish Tudor Volcanic Ruhe

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