Questionnaire Handicap Tests Butler Candidates: Robert Morris, Corydon, Bay View Among Seven in Aqueduct Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1942-06-30


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Questionnaire Handicap Tests Butler Candidates Robert Morris, Corydon, Bay View Among Seven in Aqueduct Feature YONKERS, N. Y., Pune 29.For a feature at the Hilltop course of the Empire City Association tomorrow afternoon the offering is the Questionnaire Handicap, a test of a mile and one -sixteenth, to which ,000 is added. It is a feature that was not closed until last Saturday, with the declarations not due until today. That was a reason for its nominations not appearing in the stake book of the meeting, but the Questionnaire was first run in 1938, and the previous winners have been Kenneth Dawes Unfailing, Maxwell Howards The Chief, A. J. Sacketts Tola Rose and C. V. Whitneys Parasang. For the renewal tomorrow there are seven acceptances of the weights, and of those three are engaged in the 0,000 Butler Handicap, to be decided Saturday, another of the Army-Navy days of. the New York season. These are: Mrs. Anthony Pelleteris Bay View, surprise winner of the rich Santa Anita Handicap, a race that gave him his greatest fame; J. F. Byers Robert Morris, and Dispose, who races for Robert Klebergs King Ranch. Others to make up the field are J. H. Meyers Argonne Woods, M. Factors Blueberry Pie, Vera S. Braggs Transient and Greentree Stables Corydon. It was expected that the Questionnaire would be utilized by some of the other trainers with designs on the rich Butler, but this field is one that should furnish excellent entertainment. Robert Morris is at the top of the weights, with 118 pounds as his burden, and he will be ridden by Alfred Robertson, which assures that he will be capably handled. Corydon, scratched from the Brooklyn but a recent winner at Delaware Park, is in under 117 pounds, with Eddie Arcaro, the stable jockey, to do the riding. Argonne Woods is next in the weights, with an assignment of 116. No rider has been named for this one. Israel Garza will have the leg up on Dispose, Johnny Longden will ride Bay View, Nick Wall has Blueberry Pie as hismount and Conn McCreary is engaged to handle Transient.

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