Artful, Equipoise Mile Head Weeks Activities at Arlington: Real Delight Candidate for Former and Spartan Valor for 0,000 Saturday Race, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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" — ■ — Artful, Equipoise Mile Head Weeks Activities at Arlington Real Delight Candidate for ♦" Former and Spartan Valor For 0,000 Saturday Race ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, 111., June 21. — Two important stakes, both for three-year-olds and upward, headline the second weeks racing at Arlington Park, which is in the midst of a splendid season, highlighted by jockey Eddie Arcaros bid for his 3,000th win. Arcaro rode four winners at the meeting through Fridays racing and hopes to hit the coveted mark in a hurry. Meanwhile, the fifth of a 15-stake program is scheduled for Wednesday, with the renewal of the 5,000 added Artful Handicap, a six-furlong test for fillies and mares. On Saturday, the fabled Equipoise Mile, at 0,000 added, will headline a gala card. The Artful is being renewed for the first time since 1949, when Calumet Farms Two Lea won. This will be the sixth running of the race, but the first at Arlington. Previously it was staged at Washington Park. From all indications, C%lumet Farm could make it two in a row, what with trainer Ben Jones star filly, Real Delight, leading the list of 23 nominations. Real Delight won Arlingtons opening-day feature, the Cleopatra, to give her a record of seven wins in eight starts, which includes five stakes wins. The Calumet flyer will get plenty of competition as she tries for her eighth win and fifth in a row, with Arcaro up. Other prominent nominees include Clarence Hart-wicks Sickles Image; Hal Price Headleys . good filly, Recover, second to Real De- 1 Real Delight Assigned 121 i ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington s Heights, HI., June 21. — Real Delight, c Calumet Farms crack three-year-old t filly, has been allotted 121 pounds 1 against older thoroughbreds of her sex c in the 5,000 added Artful Handicap i to be run here Wednesday. She is c second only to Clarence Hartwicks c Sickles Image in the poundage depart- c ment. Sickles Image, who has not yet i arrived at this course, will have 123 i aboard. Third in line is Tilly Rose with 119. The weights follow: . Sickles Image 123, Real Delight 121, j Tilly Rose 119, Boot All 117, Roman Miss 115, Dickie Sue 111, Last Greetings 110, Whirla Lea 110, Recover 110, Two Rainbows 108, Little Valenti 108, Flyamanita 108, Jo Pilot 106, Aesthete 105, Toomai 105, Gala Fete 104, Fam-v ous Shake 104, Model Quest 103, Asphalt 103, Aris Mona 103, Ever Bright 100, Royal Rainbow 100, Flare 100. ■ light in the Cleopatra, and second to Cinda in the Colonial Handicap and Betsy Ross j Stakes, and her stablemate. Aesthete. Also ■ a good prospect is Clifford Mooers Last * Greetings, winner of the Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara before being flown from a £ California to Chicago for the rich summer racing here. t Mrs. Dodge Sloanes Brookmeade Stable * has named Two Rainbows for the Artful; r King Ranch has nominated Tilly Rose, and c Walmac Farm has Toomai and Gala Fete ■ eligible, with Woodvales Boot All, Reverie ■ Knolls Flyamanita and the Ada L. Rice * Stables Model Quest rounding out a power- s ful prospective field. I Chicago racing fans will get their first * look at the nations leading handicap thor- c oughbred Saturday, with William G. Helis Spartah Valor the leading choice for top s money in the Equipoise Mile. The four- t year-old son of Attention has won six * straight stakes and over 75,000 to date I and also is pointing for the 60,000 Arl- ington Handicap on July 26 and the 70,- a a 000 Washington Park Handicap on Labor c Day. But hell make his dramatic debut a next Saturday in a race named for his grand sire, Equipoise, sire of Attention. i is Spartan Valors debut will be a severe r test. Hell be up against the likes of such e outstanding campaigners as Walmac Farms I Volcanic; Larry MacPhails General Staff, p who flew into Arlington last week from the East; Mrs. Ada L. Rices Pet Bully, and r Sabaean, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Glenn W. / Granger. A. E. Reubens Hasty House Farm named r four for the Equipoise and any of them — r Seaward, Ruhe, Inseparable and Oil Capi- a tol which is owned jointly with Mrs. Harry b Trotsek — can be counted upon to give i: Spartan Valor a rugged afternoon. An- t other outstanding handicap threat will t be Palatine Stables sensational Wood-chuck, who was such a winter hit and who c . 1 i s c t 1 c i c c c i i has captured the Paumonok and Camden Handicaps to date. In addition to the two stakes, racing secretary Ivan ThomaS indicated a strong supporting card and attractive schedule on deck particularly on Friday, June 27, when the annual hurdle feature will be presented. Thomas also announced that the second condition book for the next nine days of racing will be out soon and revealed that overnight purses will show substantial increases. During the first week of racing, overnights have been raised voluntarily by Arlington Park on an average of almost two races per day.

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