Lincoln Fields Notebook: Mister Carter, Excellent Juvenile Prospect, Destroyed after Mishap, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-17


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Lincoln Fields Notebook Mister Carter, Excellent Juvenile Prospect, Destroyed After Mishap By J. J. MURPHY . 1 LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, 111., June 16. Tom Powell, Houston, Texas, racing enthusiast, suffered quite a blow when his good two-year-old, Mister Carter, was destroyed at Washington Park this morning. The colt, a son of Destino Carter Girl, by Plowshare, suffered a broken left front sessamoid while working over the Homewood course the cl :er morning and was humanely destroyed by Dr. Albert Galen. Mister Carter was bred bj Mr. and Mrs.Powell and seemed to have a promising future. He won his J very first race, which was a maiden affair, at the Fair Course, New I Orleans, January 2, then came back with a fourth in the Dun- J can. Kenner Stakes, which was taken by i Spanish Charge, a running mate. He then ; finished third in the Hialeah Juvenile and, j shipped to Kentucky, took a purse race at Keeneland. Mister Carter made an auspicious debut here in winning a division of the Joliet Stakes and at the time of his accident was pointing for the juvenile added money races at the coming Arlington Park meeting. The colt was insured. AAA Harry Trotsek, the travelling trainer, will likely remain in the Chicago area for a few days at least. He has given Logan "Pee-Wee" Fisher a leave of absence to visit his home in Louisville, and has Ruhe and Sea O Erin and Mister Black among his most likely starters in Saturdays Lincoln Handicap. Trotsek trains the trio for Hasty House Farm. It is probable that Johnny Adams, the stable rider, will be aboard Mister Black in the 0,000 race and that Job Jessop will have the mount on Ruhe, and that Benny Green will come in from the East to ride Sea O Erin. Green, in his only previous appearance here this season, rode Pomace to victory for Hasty House in the La Salle Handicap. AAA A merry battle is being carried on for the jockey honors here. At the conclusion of the twenty-third day of the session, which was Tuesday, Steve Brooks, who took a few days off when the track was muddy, was leading the reinsmen with 15 winners; Job Dean Jessop, John Heckmann, and Ronnie Baldwin, who is serving out a suspension, each had 14; Al Popara, the surprise rider of the meeting, and Ken Church each had 13; John Adams, who arrived late, was closing fast with 12, and Dave Erb had 10. Tommy ONeill, although the leading apprentice, is not in the first dozen on the list. He had seven winners. AAA Two years ago high hopes wereheld for two runners who were unplaced in a maiden race here Tuesday. They are Prince Mike, a son of the great race mare, Twilight Tear, and Our Love, a filly who brought 6,000 at the Keeneland yearling sales. Prince Mike, in his first appearance as a two-year-old, carried the silks of Calumet Stable, but they soon culled him out. He is a good looking fellow and well bred, but does not seem capable of doing much running. The winner of the race was Ridge-fleet, who was a ,000 yearling purchase. Vorhees Arab, who was the favorite and finished second, cost ,400. It was the sixteenth start for Our Love, a three-year-old, while Prince Mike, a four-year-old went postwarcl six times last season and a number of times in 1952. AAA Royal Reward, a three-year-old for whom Mrs. Herbert Herff, of Memphis, Tenn., paid ,700 as a yearling, made his first start on any track here Tuesday and pulled up lame. He was running for a ,500 claiming price . . . State Senator Everett Peters, of St. Joseph, 111., who is an ardent devotee of racing, was a recent visitor ... Jockey Kenneth Church will leave for Monmouth Park Friday evening. He will ride Lial in a stake at the New Jersey course Saturday. . .Sam E. Wilson, Jr., has sold the four-year-old Pick and Play and the colt has been shipped to ThistleDown . . John Beck, having found the opposition here too tough for his two-year-old Buckwheat, has shipped the gray colt to Fair-mount Park to be placed in charge of Sam Pershall. . .Scratch time for entries for closing day, Wednesday, June 23, will be 5:00 p. m., Tuesday, June 22. AAA Lea Lane, Lincoln Fields sensational filly, has a four-year-old half-brother named Pasco who won one race in three starts last year. He is by Rico Monte, while Lea Lane is by Nasrullah. The dam, Lea Lark, did not foal in 1951... Jimmy Fidler, rider of Susan Seybold in the first race Tuesday, suffered a bad cut above the eye when the filly threw herself in the starting gate. Four stitches were necessary to close the wound. Susan Seybold was Continued on Page Ten Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY Continued from Page Five ordered withdrawn by the stewards. . . Azincourt, a three-year-old who went to the post for the first time the other day, ran for a claiming price of 00 less than for which she was purchased at the sale of Aga Khan thoroughbreds at Saratoga two years ago.

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