Seven Contest Shevlin Stakes Renewal: Famous Victory May Rule Choice; Four of Group Entered in Todays Aqueduct Fixture Eligible to Richer Dwyer, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-09


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Seven Contest Shevlin Stakes Renewal Famous Victory May Rule Choice ChoiceFour Four of Group Entered in Todays Aqueduct Fixture Eligible to Richer Dwyer DwyerShevlin Shevlin Stakes 5000 ThreeYear ThreeYearOlds Olds One and One Sixteenth SixteenthMiles Miles P Horse Jockey Wt WtJ 1 Bill Sickle J Longden 114 114T 2 Le Havre T Atkinson 110 110No 3 Modest Lad No Boy 110 110J 4 Strategic J Thornburg 114 114W 5 Royal Nap W Mehrtens 114 6 Famous Victory C McCreary 110 7 Sea Fare G Woolf 110 AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 8 The Shevlin Stakes will have its 17th running as the stellar attraction on the Queens County Jockey Clubs initial midweek pro ¬ gram tomorrow This 5000 added test of a mile and a sixteenth for members of the Threeyearold division has a wellbalanced promised field of seven moderately capable entertainers four of them aspirants for Aqueducts vastly more important 25000 added Dwyer renewal on the 19th 19thBest Best known of the Shevlin entrants per ¬ haps is Mrs Payne Whitneys stretch running colt Famous Victory and this son of Englands Hyperion is expected to prove the public preference to add the Shevlin to the triumph of Greentrees The Rhymer in the Queens County Handicap opening day dayUnder Under the conditions of the Shevlin the chestnut from Mrs Whitneys string car ¬ ries 106 pounds and gets four pounds each from WL Ranchs Bill Sickle Glen Rid ¬ dles Strategic and Lazy F Ranchs Royal Nap while Helen Murphys Le Havre Mrs Henry Finchs Modest Lad and Bill Zieg lers Sea Fare must shoulder level weights with him himMost Most observers believe that were this a handicap Famous Victory would be the top weight at the distance Bill Sickle dis ¬ tinguished himself in Belmont Park sprints and may readily prove the stoutest of the aliens foes in this midweek venture But there exists some question if he will fancy the mile and a sixteenth route especially over the long Aqueduct home stretch which has discouraged many a thorough ¬ bredThird bred Third in Peter Pan PanIn In his most distinguishing performance of the young New York turf season Fa ¬ mous Victory was a steady third behind Slide Rule and Vincentive in the Peter Pan Handicap He is incidentally especially formidable in soft footing footingConvertible Convertible Conn McCreary whose hair raising technique of staging Garrison fin ¬ ishes is particularly adapted to Aqueducts and Belmonts long stretchs will have the mount on Famous Victory He also rode The Rhymer Monday MondayTed Ted Atkinson has been named to handle Le Havre whije Thornburg will boot Stra ¬ tegic and Mehrtens will have the leg up on Royal Nap Strategics chief claim to any fame came during Pimlicos spring meeting when he proved a double winner on the last such occasion capturing the Survivor However the Glen Riddle colt failed rather dismally in subsequent essays at Belmont Park ParkModest Modest Lads principal contributions to the racing annals is that twice this spring he was quick enough away from the gate to cost Count Fleet some hide and hair hairIf If all the septet in this affair start the winner will net 4475 The Lion Heart Steeplechase Handicap of 3000 at about two miles has drawn a classier field of hedge talent in fact than the Shevlin has flat horses Among the 10 promised for this contest through thefield are such popular entertainers as Good Chance Cottesmore Iron Shot In ¬ vader Brother Jones and Knights Quest

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