Lincoln Fields Notebook: Riders Take Mounts to Outside Path; Pick Out Solid Spots in Racing Strip; Arlington Park Starts Registrations, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-12


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Lincoln Fields Notebook NotebookBy By J J MURPHY MURPHYRiders Riders Take Mounts to Outside Path Pick Out Solid Spots in Racing Strip Arlington Park Starts Registrations RegistrationsHAWTHORNE HAWTHORNE Cicero Hl June 1LV Lincoln Fields patrons were treated to an unusual spectacle the other day when horses were deliberate ¬ ly steered to the out side fence in an attempt to achieve suc ¬ cess The racing strip was very deep next to the rail and fairly good on the extreme out ¬ side One horse Tan bark who under or ¬ dinary circumstances would have been elim ¬ inated when taken very wide bv another run ¬ ner on the stretch turn was a winner while it was educational to watch the older experienced jockeys like Church Bailey and Adams picking out the more solid spots in the racing strip Church and Bailey each rode three winners simply because they seemed to know what they were doing In ¬ cidentally Baileys three victories came aboard horses belonging to William Hal Bishop who is leading the trainers here Bishop now has saddled more winners than he did at the last Lincoln Fields meeting when he was topped for training honors by Elmer Kalensky He had 11 last season At this writing he has 15 and figures to wind up with at least 20 He acquired an ¬ other useful horse when he claimed Very Special Tuesday The old horse trader from Anna HI topped the money winning own ¬ ers at the last Lincoln Fields meeting however his horses earning 34915 without winning a single stake Bishop seldom has stakes horses in his barn but invariably has a Hock of useful runners runnersThe The Illinois breeders made a good se ¬ lection when they chose D Elmo Jordan as their president for the coming year There is no more indefatigable worker in the interests of the thoroughbred indus ¬ try in this state than Jordan who hails from the southern part of Illinois known as Tittle Egypt tor which district he named his most prominent runner Jor ¬ dan now makes his home in Chicago ChicagoThe The racing secretary and his staff labored long and hard to get together a program for Thursday and their goal was not reached until 515 p m Horsemen were canvassed via telephone and messenger and seven extra events were hung out by Larry Bogenschutz before a suitable card could be arranged During the past few days I have fashioned every sort of race I thought would fill but a number of horse ¬ men on the grounds havenot appeared at the entry window for days said Larry LarryHarry Harry Trotsek departed for New York to attend dispersal sales at Belmont on Wednesday and Thursday Sympathy of the boys In the press box was ex ¬ tended to John Carmichael Chicago Daily News sports editor in the death of his wife who passed away Wednesday Fred Crafton who terminated his agree ¬ ment to serve as patrol judge at Lincoln Fields in order to take up his duties at Arlington Park is distributing stall reg ¬ istration blanks for the latter meeting Craftons position as patrol judge here is being filled by TomJScott former jockey and trainer Marion VanBerg has shipped Fine Fid ¬ dle Jackie Van Xmas Chimes and Brown anne to Omaha They will be handled at the AkSarBen course by C C Tanner Owner Pete Valenti is visiting from New Orleans His horses Homing Pigeon and Princess W are stabled at Washington Park P T Zalinger has sold the six yearold distance runner Conversational to Ralph Salvino Exgovernor John Stelle is visiting from his home in McLeansboro HI HIWilliam William Fay former member of the Illinois Racing Board came over front Joliet for a day of racing Maurice F Groff of Evanston who has some horses here ha charge of Wilbur Borton is a fre ¬ quent visitor hi the mornings The good twoyearold Dicks Future proved his worth in coming from last place to win n a heavy track the other day Trainer Harold Raines was very pleased with his race and the colt may appear in the Primer at Arlington Everett Jr cham ¬ pion twoyearold hereabouts passed up the National Stallion Stakes at Belmont ta concentrate on the Primer Walde Reth and Theodore Funk owners of Very Special were on hand to view their geld geldContinucd Continucd on Page ThirtyNine Lincoln Fields Notebook NotebookBy By J J MURPHY Continued from Pof Four Fouring ing in his Tuesday win Roth operates an 8000 acre cattle ranch in Colorado while Funk is in the hybrid corn business at Bloomington HI Trainer Joe Jan sen of the Sam E Wilson Jr stable has received the three yearolds Big Result and Inform from Lexington LexingtonFrank Frank Jimmy Kilroe Arlington Park racing secretary who has opened his office at the northside course will be at Haw ¬ thorne Saturday to confer with horsemen regarding the three stakes closing on that day The features are the Primer Stakes for twoyearolds to be run opening day the Artful Stakes for threeyearold fillies to be decided the first Wednesday and the Equipoise Mile for threeyearolds and up ward to be run the first Saturday The value of the Equipoise Mile that was in ¬ augurated in 1941 with 4190 going to the winning horse has been boosted from 30 000 added last year to 50000 added this season The Primer and Artful are each ifor 15000 added purses as last season

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