Balmoral: County Clare, Tritium Arrive for Handicap Calumets Mark-Ye-Well Also Checks In, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-07


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i mmmiuJEiima . Balmoral By J. J. Murphy County Clare, Tritium Arrive for Handicap Calumets Mark-Ye-Well Also Checks In Fly Cascanuez Here for Saturdays Stake WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, III., June 6.— Arrival of several top horses over *he week end swelled the equine population at this track, and they were welcome welcome additions additions to to the the equine equine i welcome welcome additions additions to to the the equine equine colony. Foremost were two horses who will run in Saturdays 0,000 added Balmoral Turf Handicap, namely. County Clare and Tritium, owned by the Brookmeade • Stable. They came in charge of J. Elliott Burch, son of Preston Burch, the trainer of .the Brookmeade outfit. County Clare, a good grass runner, was second to Stan in the Meadowland Handicap cap here here last last year year and and finished finished cap here here last last year year and and finished finished mmmiuJEiima . in front of Brush Burn, who was chosen as a starter in the Washington, D. C, International at Laurel. Tritium won the Philadelphia Turf Handicap at Atlantic City. Both Brookmeade horses came from New York by airplane, arriving Sunday. Honeys Alibi, best foal of the " great mare Honeymoon, for which Saturdays stake was named, got in from New York Monday morning and will be pointed forthe Chicagoan. Joining the Calumet Stable division here was the six-year-old Mark-Ye-Well, who demonstrated his ability to Chicago patrons a couple of years ago. He won the Arlington Classic, American Derby and Clang Handicap in 1952 and was later campaigned with great success in California. Last year he won both the San Marcos and the San Antonio Handicaps at Santa Anita and stamped himself as a fine grass runner. The son of Bull Lea was off form for a spell, but seems to be on the comeback trail, and in his most recent effort was fourth in the Suburban at Belmont Park. Mark-Ye-Well has well over a half million dollars in earnings to his credit, and at the end of the 1954 season was eleventh on the list of leading money-winning horses of all time. Point Charfran Star for Grass Feature Expected to leave Boston by plane tonight is the Charfran Stables Argentine seven-year-old Cascanuez, who finished second in the Macomber Handicap at Suffolk Downs last Saturday. His "big race" this year was a score in the Bougainvillea Turf Handicap at Hialeah, in which he finished in front of such as Iceberg II., Sea O Erin and County Clare. Last season he won stakes at Pimlico, Laurel and Randall Park. He will be a starter in Saturdays Balmoral. . . . Starter Roy Dickerson informs us that the behavior of the foreign-bred Marshall Ney at the gate has improved to such an extent that he sees no reason why the Mrs. Joseph Tomlinson runner will not go to the, post in the Balmoral. . . . Blue Choir, another importation and winner of his last start on the grass here, is regarded as a certain starter in the Saturday fixture. Trainer Vance Longden stated that St. Vincent would be here from New York next week, but would not be seen in action for a month or more. Came out of his last engagement with hot ankles, and they will be given every chance to mend. . . . Trainer Jack Hodgins of Dixiana reports that the name Taper has been approved by The Jockey Club for a good-looking filly by Polynesian — Wondering, owned by Miss Mary Fisher of Detroit. . . . Maurice Arons, who arrived from the East recently, has taken over the engagement-book of jockey Layton Risley. . . Fred Crafton, the dapper one is busy registering horses for Arlington Park. Says that co-operation from the horsemen will be appreciated. . . . Tony Esposito, in charge of the jockey quarters, reports 51 riders on hand. That is the largest number of reinsmen to appear on the grounds in several seasons. ... A three-year-old, Herbie Pat, owned by William H. Kimball of Rustin, La., arrived from that point and was taken in charge by trainer W. W. Morrow. Vance Longden Successful With Imports Charles Bidwill, Jr., director of Hawthorne and Sportsmans Park, was a visitor Saturday, accompanied by Ted Shea, Chicago manufacturing executive; S. D. Wiley of the New York News, a"nd Tim Ryan, Walter Cassady and Nelson Jackson. . . . Attendance Saturday was below that of the usual week end, due, no doubt, to the presence in Chicago of the New York Yankees. . . . Aside from In Reserve, horses arriving in charge of Vance Longden were Play Off, Fraser Valley and Bright Night, a trio of three-year-olds, and Racing Review, a four-year-old. Play Off and Fraser Valley were bred at the National Stud in England and Racing Review at the Whitsbury Farm Stud in France. Vance has had considerable success with horses from "across the pond," including St. Vincent, Indian Hemp, Thirteen of Diamonds and Royal Serenade. Benjamin F. Lindheimer was on a coast-to-coast Ty broadcast Sunday evening. . . . Ike Bassett announced that a meeting of the directors of the central division of the Jockeys Guild would be held Monday-evening. Also that the date for the annual Jockeys Guild dinner-dance at Arlington Park was set for July 21. . . . Trainer S. Bryant Ott, out of the hospital following a check-up, where he was pronounced to be" in good health. . . . Grace Kosiba, who has one horse, From Afar, at this track, but a number at Detroit, - was a visitor Saturday in company with her husband, Peter Kosiba. . T. The New York division of the Calumet Stable is slated to get in this week in charge of trainer H. A. "Jimmy" Jones.

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