Peabody Memorial Tops Lincoln Card; Twenty-Two Vie for Suburban Honors: Market Wise Seeks Top Laurels Again; Outstanding Handicap Stars To Draw Throng to Belmont For Big War Relief Program, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-31


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Peabody Memorial Tops Lincoln Card CardTwentyTwo CardV V TwentyTwo Vie for Suburban Honors Market Wise Seeks Top Laurels Again AgainOutstanding Outstanding Handicap Stars To Draw Throng to Belmont For Big War Relief Program ProgramELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 29 War Relief Day Memorial Day and Suburban Day all are rolled into one at Belmont Park this holiday with the coveted 30000 handicap promising one of the most spirited historical contests in its fifty seven runnings Twentytwo of Amer ¬ icas most glamorous thoroughbreds com ¬ prise a jampacked field named for this spectacle The group is a veritable equine whos who including the 1942 winner Market Wise last seasons champion money winner Shut Out the recent Louis ¬ iana purchase Attention the reigning turf queen Vagrancy Californias popular Mioland the former Futurity winner Our Boots the TobogganMetropolitan victor Devil Diver and those reformed platers Riverland Marriage and Boysy BoysyIt It is doubtful if ever before in its long annals the Suburban has attracted quite so many distinguished runners That this array of boxoffice entertainers will lure a large attendance out to fashionable Belmont goes without saying With a fair break in overhead conditions it is con ¬ fidently predicted that more than 100000 will be released for the various War Relief agencies which are the beneficiaries beneficiariesCrusader Crusader Only Other Double Winner WinnerMost Most folks probably will back Market Wise to emulate Crusader and become the second performer ever to capture two run ¬ nings of the Suburban Handicap recalling his creditable though not expansive triumph in the recent Little Suburban and handicapper J B Campbells recom ¬ mendation of the Cinderella horse as the one to beat with his top impost of 128 pounds This assignment requires the stretchrunning son of the obscure Brokers Tip to concede from two to 31 pounds to his field fieldIf If the entire aggregate of 22 actually ac ¬ cept which is only the remotest order of possibility the Suburban will net its victor 28850 Incidentally this is the most un ¬ wieldy as well as the most imposing array of entries in the recent history of the fix ¬ ture The largest starting field of late years was the 13 parading when Bateau captured the 1929 renewal in a memorable and dramatic finish finishJust Just as the outsize number of accept acceptContinued Continued on Page TwentySeven TwentyTwo to Compete In Suburban Handicap HandicapContinued Continued from Page One Onearices arices of the handicappers imposts would indicate there is no standout wagering fa ¬ vorite in this wartime version of New Yorks proudest handicap feature Market Wise will be as good as 3 to 1 in the ex ¬ tensive tote department experts In such matters fancy If the Tufano horse encom ¬ passes the prodigious task cut out for him in this extraordinarily capable extraordi ¬ narily large field he will be very well de serving a niche alongside Crusader The two most competent sons of the im ¬ mortal Equipoise 1933 Suburban winner Shut Out and Attention will essay to add further posthumous fame to the Chocolate Soldiers laurels as a sire in what provides another interesting sidelight of thisrSubur ban Attention was sold only yesterday to the New Orleans oil baron William Helis for 55000 the largest sum fetched by a horseintraining at an American auction auctionThere There are only two mutuel couplings in the Suburban L B Mayer being repre ¬ sented by Thumbs Up and Kings Abbey and Mrs Payne Whitney by Shut Out Devil Diver and The Rhymer In the draw for post positions Shut Out gained the coveted rail station while the more rapid Tola Rose is just outside him Devil Diver breaking from number 15 Mar ¬ ket Wise from number 16 and Our Boots on the outside

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