Lincoln Plans Big Week-End of Racing: Profits of Monday Card to War Relief; Peabody Memorial Features Holiday Program--Twelve May Start in Joliet Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-25


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Lincoln Plans Big WeekEnd of Racing Prof its of Monday Card to War Relief ReliefPeabody Peabody Memorial Features Holiday Program Twelve May Start in Joliet Saturday SaturdaySTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 24 Some of the best racing the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club will stage at the meeting will be crowded into two days Saturday and Monday when there will come renewals of the Joliet Stakes for twoyearolds and the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handicap HandicapThe The Joliet to be contested at five fur ¬ longs will be presented on Saturday and then two days later on Decoration Day will come the running of the Peabody Memorial a run of a mile and a sixteenth which will headline a program dedicated to war relief reliefOn On Decoration Day the biggest of the Lincoln Fields meeting all of the profits will be presented to war relief agencies and Col Matt J Winri head of the asso ¬ ciation is confident the proceeds from the eight races to be staged at Hawthorne will run well in excess of the 50000 which the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club was able to contribute last year when the meeting was conducted at Crete The 50000 was divided equally between Army and Navy relief but what organizations will benefit from this years gift will be announced later laterTwentyFour TwentyFour Peabody Nominees NomineesThe The Decoration Day feature the Pea body Memorial drew a total of 24 nomina ¬ tions of which eight or ten may be con ¬ sidered certain starters if the track is dry Some of them are as follows Valdina Farms Valdina Orphan who is about ready for a return to competition after a pro ¬ tracted rest John M Hutchins Woof Woof and Wishbone A C Ernsts Aletern Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put Mrs A M Creechs Valdina Groom J C Ellis Flying Easy and Mrs Clyde Troutts Take Wing WingWeights Weights for this stake are due Wednes ¬ day and when they are announced the field for the Peabody will take more defi ¬ nite shape shapeAgain Again if track conditions are favorable the supporting program for Monday will be of allstar character characterThe The Joliet scheduled for Saturday also should prove an interesting contest for it is to bring into competition many of the brightest juvenile prospects quartered in Chicago A total of 60 youngsters were made eligible for this event and racing secretary William Shelley hopes to assem ¬ ble from this group a starting array of at least 12

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