Assign Rounders Peabody Honor Impost: Not Likely to Go To Post, However; Given 123, With Best Seller And Valdina Orphan Pegged Pound Under Imported Star, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-27


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Assign Rounders Peabody Honor Impost Not Likely to Go To Post However HoweverGiven Given 123 With Bestseller And Valdina Orphan Pegged Pound Under Imported Star StarSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 26 Valdina Farms Rounders best remembered by Chi cagoans for his victory over Whirlaway in the Arlington Handicap last summer has been assigned top weight of 123 pounds for the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handi ¬ cap which will be presented by the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club as the feature of a War Relief program at Hawthorne next Mon ¬ day Decoration Day This Irish importa ¬ tion however is not expected to take part in the 5000 run of a mile and a sixteenth and with him on the sidelines the topbur ¬ dened horses in that fixture will be his stablemate Valdina Orphan and Gal breath Dierists Best Seller who were given 122 pounds each under the weights announced today by racing secretary Wil ¬ liam H Shelley ShelleyBoth Both Best Seller and Valdina Orphan are primed for Mondays stake and their trainers Rollie Shepp and Frank Catrone respectively say these horses can be count ¬ ed upon as certain starters if the racing strip which was heavy this morning is fast fastValdina Valdina Orphan has been to the post only once since his winter campaign in New Orleans and in that engagement the Ben AH Handicap during the Keeneland meeting he ran second to Aletern who had a 11pound pull in the weights Best Seller has been more active After leaving Hot Springs where he was a winner he went to Louisville and there won the Churchill Downs Handicap and later finished second to Shot Put in the Kentucky Handicap Still later at Beulah Park last Saturday he won the Governors Handicap HandicapWeights Weights Scale Down DownOthers Others of the higher weights among the 24 nominees for the Peabody Memorial are Mrs A M Creechs Valdina Groom with 116 pounds A C Ernsts Aletern and John M Hutchins Woof Woof and Wishbone with 111 each and Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put Mrs Clyde Troutts Take Wing and the Walmac Farms Bushwhacker with 110 apiece apieceMost Most of these horses like Valdina Or ¬ phan and Best Seller will be among the starters Monday if the racing surface is dry dryThe The Peabody Memorial will top a pro ¬ gram for which all of the profits Vill be dedicated to war relief Twothirds of the money raised will be presented to the American Red Cross and the other third to the Chicago Service Mens Center CenterMeanwhile Meanwhile racing secretary Shelley is hoping for a good field for Saturdays run ¬ ning of the Joliet Stakes a fivefurlong dash for twoyearolds which also carries a 5000 added purse Bad track conditions have interrupted the training of a number of the better juvenile prospects here but Shelley still believes he can muster a start ¬ ing field of perhaps as many as 10 includ ¬ ing Mrs Albert Sabaths Civil Liberty who so impressed in his maiden victory at Churchill Downs The Woolford Farm also is planning to start one of its better juve ¬ nile prospects Leavenworth while Heyman Friedbergs Harriet Sue and A C Ernsts Alorter are being favorably considered in connection with the Joliet JolietThe The weights for the Peabody Memorial Handicap follow Horse Wt WtRounders Rounders 123 123Best Best Seller 122 Valdina Orphan 122 122Valdina Valdina Groom 116 116Aletern Aletern 111 111Woof Woof Woof 111 111Wishbone Wishbone 111 111Shot Shot Put 110 110Take Take Wing 110 110Bushwhacker Bushwhacker 110 110Trade Trade Last 108 108Ubiquitous Ubiquitous 107 Horse The Finest Daily Trouble Latent Busyridge Burnt Cork Happy Pilot Sun Pharos Choppy Sea Espino Gold Night Shadow Pearl Harbor Flying Easy

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