Speedy Sextet Meets in Eight Thirty: Arise Topweight Under 122 Pounds; To Market, Uncle Miltie Returning to Racing Wars In Belmont Mile Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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Speedy Sextet Meets in Eight Thirty Arise Topweight ► Under 122 Pounds To Market, Uncle Miltie Returning to Racing Wars In Belmont Mile Feature By BOB HORWOOD "tail Correspondent BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 2. — The 0,000 Eight Thirty Handicap, named for George D. Wideners brilliant runner and sire, is the feature offering at Belmont Park tomorrow. A field of six has been named for this mile event, headed by Addison Stables Arise with 122 pounds. Though he has been training well, the speedy son of He Did has showed little progress in his races this year. After finishing a close second to War Poppy for his seasonal debut, Arise finished-fourth in the Metropolitan Handicap, then could run not better than sixth in the Camden Handicap at Garden State Park. Ray York will ride the six-year-old tomorrow. The opposition in the Eight Thirty is composed of Sam A. Mason, n.s To Market, 116; J. J. Colandos Uncle Miltie, 114; Greentree Stables Northern Star, 112; Brookmeade Stables War King, 109, and Phantom Farms Nullify, 105. To Market has not been seen in public since his bad race in the San Antonio Handicap at Santa Anita on February 16, in which he was. reported to have suffered an injury. The oversized colt has been training exceptionally well of late, however, stepping a mile in 1:40 and some change on Sunday morning, and his California form prior to the San Antonio was excellent. Ecjdie Arcaro will ride him tomorrow. Gorman on Uncle Miltie Uncle Miltie is also returning to the racing wars after a long absence. The 1950 juvenile champion won his first start last year in sensational time, but was a disappointment for the rest of the year, failing to play any part in the championship contests for the sophomore division. Dave Gorman will ride the Heather Broom colt in the first start of his comeback. Northern* Star, who appears over-rated, had no excuse for his fourth in the Wilmington Handicap at Delaware Park last Thursday, and was soundly beaten in his earlier appearances on Long Island. In the most recent of those, he finished second to Dark Peter in the Roseben Handicap, less than a length before Nullify, who was fourth. A repitition of that race might* be good enough to win here. Ted Atkinson will ride Northern Star, while George Willis will be astride. Nullify. War King, who has no rider assigned as yet, has the best recent form of the six in the Eight Thirty. The Brookmeade runner closed with a rush between horses near-the finish of the Don Bingo Handicap at six furlongs on Friday to finish third to Sun Rene and The Diver, beaten two necks. He has frequently displayed a liking for the Belmont strip.

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