Streator Headlines Lincoln Card Today: Momo Fan Among 18 Named; Baby Tucky Lone Maiden; Chance Alarm Also Eligible, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-17


view raw text

Streator Headlines Lincoln Card Today Momo Fan Among 1 8 Named; Baby Tucky Lone Maiden; Chance Alarm Also Eligible LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, 111.. June 16. The Streator Purse, a six-furlong sprint conditioned for three-year-olds which never have won two races, is billed as the feature event on Thursdays interesting program at Lincoln Fields. This race had such attraction for owners and trainers of qualified horses that 18 were named through the entry box this morning. In the draw for the 12 post positions, six of the entrants, of course, were relegated to the "also eligible" list and none of these will start unless there are withdrawals among the first 12. Regardless of scratches, and eventual starters, the Streator shapes up as a good feature for the Thursday card. All but one of the 18 named through the entry box are winners of one race each, although several have started only a few times. The lone maiden is Buddah Stables bay gelding, Baby Tucky. This one has turned in some very creditable performances in his four starts this year, two of which were at the current meeting. In two previous starts he finished second both times, was also second to Momo Fan here on May 28, then finished fourth to Chance Alarm on June 5. Initial Wins for Both It was in those two races that Momo Fan and Chance Alarm broke their maidens. Both were named for the Streator, although Mrs. Elizabeth Mucklers Chance Alarm is on the "also eligible" list and will need the benefit of some scratching to get in. Another recent winner at this meeting, Nick-olas de Las Casas Kentucky Kid, is likewise on the "also eligible" list. Momo Fan, a bay daughter of the fleet sprinter, Rippey, and the Diavolo mare, Daring Lady, had started only three times prior to her recent win. She is owned by Greenacres Stock Farm, the owner of which, Mark Leach, maintains bloodstock nurseries under the Greenacres name in both Michigan and Kentucky. The list of Streator entrants, in addition to those previously mentioned, includes the following colts: F. Cernvivos Saint Sarazen, Mrs." Jake Lowensteins Jakie, Sam E. Wilsons Royal Gusher, Wal-mac Farms Prairie State, J. E. Hughes Validity; and also these fillies: F. L. Rhoades Debbie Sue,. Martin and McKin-neys Rubes Folly, Fred W. Hoopers Hoop Mood, J. P. Keezeks Trycalling, F. R. W. Stolps "Black Main. Also eligible, besides Chance Alarm and Kentucky Kid, are Mrs. E. M. Veenemans Peace Admiral, Mrs. R. L. Reinemans Nahrawan, Reverie Knoll Farms Bullheim. Most of those named for the Streator have been seen under colors at this meeting, and almost without exception have performed creditably. Black Main, Lady Elliott, Debbie Sue, and Trycalling were second, third, fourth, and sixth, respectively, to Blue Hawaii on May 31. The -following day Saint Sarazen, Jakie, and Peace Admiral finished second, fourth, and fifth behind Spartan Jett. On June 5 Rubes Folly and Validity were second and third to Tank Battalion.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1954061701_6_4
Library of Congress Record: