Lincoln Fields Notebook, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-04


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Lincoln Fields Notebook *- By J. J. MURPHY — HAWTHORNE, Cicero, III., June 3.— The Miss America Stakes, to be run here Saturday, is the first of the important two-year- old filly races to be decided in the Chicago area this summer. Others are the Polly-anna and Arlington Lassie at Arlington Park, and the Princess Pat at Washington Park. The Miss America has had four previous runnings, all at Washington Park, in conjunction with jthe Lincoln Fields meeting. Miss Sal K. was the first victress and then came Miss Stephanie, Juliets Nurse, and Princess Lygia. The latter, after taking the honors in the Miss America last season, was sold by Harry Trotsek to Louis Bi Mayer for a reported 00,000. She was rested all winter and recently finished second to Tonga in the Sea Breeze Stakes at Hollywood Park. A Gleam, Calumet Farms best juvenile miss of last season, was third. Jockey Ken Church has ridden the last two winners. Although Biddy Jane, winner of the Rancocas Stakes at Garden State, may be favorite, many here look for Mimi Mine to do some fine running. This speedy daughter of Alsab is owned by Mrs. Herbert Herff of Memphis, Term., whose silks were seen for the first time last summer. But seven two-year-old filly stakes have been run on the American turf this year. The Debutante at Fair Grounds was won by Ba-loma, the Rosedale at Jamaica was run in two divisioins, with Countess Jane and Emardee as the winners; the Fashion at Belmont was taken by Countess Jane, the Debutante at Churchill Downs by Bubbley, with Biddy Jane finishing second; the filly end of the National Stallion Stakes at Belmont with Home-Made, the winner; the Rancocas at Garden State, going to Biddy Jane, and the Cinderella at Hollywood Park, which was taken by Haunted, from King Ranch. Mrs. W. A. Yarberry, whose colt But Why won the first race of his career here recently, not only bred, owns and trains the three-year-old, but exercises him as well. She is the widow of Warren Yarberry, star rider of a few years ago . . . The silks of Al Boyd, well known radio man, were seen for the first time here Monday when they were carried by Party Lass. The nom de course of the-stable is Plum Tree Farm, and the colors are ."peach". . .Milt Resseguet, who developed Oh Leo, may have a fair colt in Blenriam, a son of Lord Priam. The colt ran some creditable races back of such stakes winners as Bubbley and Country Mile before graduating here. Blenriam is owned by Harry Allsman, New Orleans sportsman. . . .The Colorado breeding industry seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. A race a day for homebreds will be staged at the coming Centennial meeting... Maurie Shevlin has received a card from Mr. and Mrs. Odie Newell stating that their Iowa flash, Gift Silver, who garnered more notices than Hill Gail previous to the running of the Kentucky Derby, is doing nicely. Gift Silver is being shown "on the Iowa Fair circuit. Gene Paradise, who has charge of the Continued on Page Thirty-Seven Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY Continued front Page Three parking area at Arlington Park, was an arrival from Garden State Park. . .Owner-drainer R. B. Allen got in from Louisville with the following: Brown Eyed Liz, a two-year-old filly, La Breeze and Downcast, a couple of three-year-old fillies, and one other. . .Garrett Claypooi, of Chillicothe, _phio, former member of the Ohio Racing Commission, has sent the two-year-old filly L-Amour to Del Holeman to be trained for Chicago racing. . .Virginia Estep has purchased the four-year-old filly Half Cellar fromW. H. Bishop and she has been sent to Fairmount Park in charge of trainer W. L. Hoag. . .E. E. Major, Jr. has sent the seven-year-old gelding Rebate to Detroit to be placed in charge of Jim McFarland. . . . J. Simon has sold the six-year-old Fair Porter to Frank Garvalia and A. Horton has been engaged to do the conditioning . . . Trainer Whitey Jansen announced that 15 yearlings, the property of Sam Wilson, Jr., will be broken at Lexington under the supervision of George Miller, former trainer. Jockey Herb Lindberg had the misfortune to lose a wallet containing some valuable papers and money. Doesnt mind the cash but would like to have the papers among which was hispassoprt to Canada where he had intended going to ride. Trainer Ralph Salvino got his greatest thrill since he saddled Devalue to beat Thumbs Up in the 1945 Stars and Stripes Handicap when Tropic Raider won the seventh race Monday. And Steve Brooks, who rode Devalue that day, was also the rider of Tropic Raider. Salvino, one of Hawthornes most popular trainers, is the father of 13 children. . .Wanna buy a car? Apprentice Bob Willis has two. Before recovering his old one, which was stolen, he purchased a new job in which to make the trip to Canada. . .Jockey E. J. Knapp left for Grove City, Ohio, to attend a funeral. Be back in a day or two. . .Nat Gladstone, who has been visiting in the interests of Monmouth Park, departed for New Jersey... Dr. die Nelson and Fulton Market, owned by M. A. and Roy Saf fir,. have been turned over to J. L. Oglesby to train. He replaces Howard Wells. The good three-year-old Baybrook, winner of the George Woolf Memorial Handicap at Washington Park last year, is to be x-rayed by Dr. E. M. Younmans for a possible fracture. The colt, which is owned by Mrs. and J. L. and L. Jack Knight, is reported to have pulled up rather lame following a recent work. . .Jockey Ken Church has been engaged to ride Mrs. Herbert Herff s filly Mimi Mine in the Miss America Stakes, replacing Steve Brooks, who will journey to New York to have the mount on Sub Fleet in the Belmont. Mr. and Mrs. Herff are expected to arrive here, Thursday from their home in Memphis to view the running of the Miss America Former trainer Irving C- Gansel suffered a heart attack and is hospitalized at Jackson Park Hospital, Chicago. . .Catalogues for the dispersal sale of the P. A. Markey and J. L. Friedman racing stables have been received. The sales will be held in the Belmont Park paddock this Thursday and Friday.

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