Invading Quintet Suffolk Arrivals: One Hitter, Mameluke, Chat Noir II., Sun Bahram, Alerted On Hand for Massachusetts, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-10


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• 4 Invading Quintet Suffolk Arrivals One Hitter, Mameluke, Chat Noir 1 1., Sun Bahrain, Alerted On Hand for Massachusetts By AVERY BROWN Staff Correspondent SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., June 9. — Five invading thoroughbreds from three sectors have arrived at Suffolk Downs for the Massachusetts Handicap, 5,000 added mile and a quarter fixture to be run on Wednesday. The quintet are Greentree Stables One Hitter, C. V. Whitneys Mameluke, Hampton Stables Alerted, Mrs. L. G. Robinsons Chat Noir H. and Mrs. E. H. Ellison Jr.s Sun Bahram. The first three named are from New York; Chat Noir II. arrived from New Jersey and Sun Bahram made an uneventful van trip from Delaware Park. Another invader, S. A. Mason II.s To Market is due to arrive this afternoon. * In all probability the ultimate winner of the eighteenth running of the stake, will come from the invading stars, but at least a quartet of New England regulars will be seeking to retain the crown for the first time in the running of the race. Heading that group, is Cobbles Stables Abstract with T. W. Smiths Simms, Cherry Oca Stables Tio Ciro and Little Step, owned by Putriment, Caval and Chmura completed the home team. In addition to treating the local patrons with six of the top ranking handicap horses in the East, the Massachusetts has also made it possible for a number of top ranking riders to ride the invaders. Eddie Ar-caro, dean of the riding colony, will be astride Mameluke. Ted Atkinson will try for a repeat on One Hitter and if success- ful will be the only rider to win three times. He gained his first stake triumph of his illustrious career with the 1941 winner, W§r Relic. Rocco Sisto has. been engaged to handle Alerted; Charley Burr gets the mount on Chat Noir If.; Joe Spinale rides Sun Bahram; Marshall Wilder will pilot Simms and apprentice Anthony DeSpirito will Tide Tio Ciro. No rider has been named for To Market. New England-Owned Candidates There are many local angles which go along with the running of this years Massachusetts Handicap. Alerted is owned by Frank Stout, of nearby Maiden, Mass., Tio Ciros owner, David Toochin hails from Swampscott, Mass.; Simms owner makes his home in Pautucket,- R. I.,, and the trio of owners of Little Step are from. Warehouse Point, Connecticut. One Hitter and Mameluke were galloped around the oval this morning. Alerted is reported to have worked satisfactorily at Belmont Park before his trip. here. The same is true of Sun Bahram at the Delaware Park oval. Chat Noir n. was sent a half mile this morning in :50 flat under stout restraint. Tio Ciro, also was breezed a half mile in :52 this morning. George Poole will saddle One Hitter in the absence of John-Gaver. The former ride who was in charge of the Greentree ace last year when he annexed the Massachusetts, arrived this morning. Ray De-Stefano, well known locally, is here with Alerted and has received the well wishes of his host of friends. Before embarking on his training carrer, Ray was one of the more successful jockey agents in New England, Sarge Swenke, conditioner of Chat Noil- II., will be here tomorrow morning to supervise the final prep of his charge. Trainers Max Hirsch, of To Market, Sylvester Veitch, of Mameluke and Tommy Rodrock, who has Sun Bahram, will arrive early Wednesday morning, according to the lastest word received here.

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