untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23

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: • , i • , • . . i I . ; . i . I • . Three Stakes This Week at Aqueduct Trenton, Forget Hurdle and Vagrancy Listed; Tom Fool May Return in Thursday Dash AQUEDUCT, L. L, N. Y., June 21.— Three stakes are on the agenda for the impending week at Aqueduct, none of them major events, but promising interesting sport. Ben P. Whitakers unbeaten Tahitian King is a possibility in Wednesdays 0,000 Tre-mont Stakes, with the colts chances of starting being largely contingent on the availability of Eddie Arcaro, who is currently riding in Chicago, but may be induced to return for the sprint. Tahitian King won the National Stallion under Arcaro and is out of Carolyn A., who was named for the jockeys daughter. Another outstanding probable for the sixtieth edition of this five and one-half furlongs is Wheatley Stables much-improved Hilarious, a double winner around the sharp Aqueduct turns. The 0,000 Forget Handicap on the hurdle course will be offered on Thursday, with Daniel Saints Byng, G. H. "Pete" Bostwicks Hyvania and Esther duPont Weirs Clive of Indian the likely topweights and chief contenders on this about two miles. All three are in fine form, with Byng coming off two winning races and Hyvania beating Clive of India Thursday. Vagrancy Being Revived The week-end fixture is the 5,000 Vagrancy Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth for fillies and mares. This stake was presented in 1948, abandoned and is being revived this year. It is named for Belair Studs fine filly of a decade ago and is expected to attract a rather small field, including Joe W. Browns Thelma Berger and Woodvale Farms Marta, who finished a head apart in that order in yesterdays Fairy Chant Handicap at the same distance. Clarence Hartwicks widely traveled and hard-hitting Sickles Image is expected to come up from Monmouth Park for the Vagrancy, while C. H. Wacker IH.s Jubling is also expected to be sufficiently recovered from her recent ankle injury to compete. The most interesting possibility of the week is that Greentree Stables Tom Fool, juvenile champion of 1951, may return to action on Thursday in the 0,000 Rippey Handicap, an overnight event at six furlongs. Tom Fool won his seasonal debut at Jamaica, then was narrowly beaten in the Wood Memorial by Master Fiddle, while undoubtedly carrying the virus which blazed into a higbh fever that night. The son of Menow has been training in fine style for several weeks and is ready for the races, with his first major engagement the 0,000 Arlington Classic, which this year has been reduced in distance to one mile. Mondays feature offering is a dash for juvenile fillies at five and a half furlongs, styled the Pierette, which is preceded by a six-furlong event for sophomore fillies, named the Nellie Bly. The Pierette has at-l tracted such nimble junior misses as Equa-. bleu, Close Play, La Perouse, Kitchen Maid, Blue Idle and Cold Heart, all of whom have showed at times that they "can turn it on." The Nellie Bly has attracted a modest band of seven, including such as Flynet, Comtesse, Head for Home, Mae West and the speedy but faint-hearted Gun Moll.

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