Influx of Handicap Stars at Homewood: Alsab Already Training Well At Track; Whirlaway, Other Topnotchers Due This Week, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Influx of Handicap Stars at Homewood HomewoodAlsab Alsab Already Training Well At Track Whirlaway Other Topnotchers Due This Week WeekHOMEWOOD HOMEWOOD 111 June 12 No more powerful array of handicap horses could be gathered together in one place than those which are assembling at Washing ¬ ton Park for the opening a week from Monday of the 67day combined Arlington Washington Park meeting meetingAlsab Alsab is on the grounds training in a manner highly satisfactory to trainer Sarge Swenke Ben Jones is due next week with Whirlaway and the rest of the Calu ¬ met Farm band Many other topnotchers of the handicap division are here or en route And still they come comeAs As racing secretary Webb Everett sat in his Washington Park office reading a tele ¬ gram announcing the expected arrival Thursday of the Canadian handicap star Fairaris and envisioning an international aspect to some of the forthcoming handi ¬ caps two more messages were placed on his desk deskNesbit Nesbit Horses Coming ComingOne One from trainer George Strate an ¬ nounced that the formidable pair Staretor and Copperman belonging to the Califor nian Hugh Nesbitt would arrive from New York on Tuesday Copperman is fresh from a victory at Aqueduct last Thursday ThursdayThe The other message was from trainer B F Christmas who said he expected Jto ship Abram S Hewitts Some Chance in the same car with the Nesbitt horses and would have another shipment later Some Chance recently won the Roseben Handi ¬ cap at Belmont Park for the second con ¬ secutive year His 1942 victory was scored under the devil red of Calumet Farm FarmSome Some Chance winner of the 1941 Bel ¬ mont Futurity and the Northwestern Hand ¬ icap at Arlington Park last year was sold by Calumet Farm to the Virginian The fouryearold son of Chance Play Some Pomp will be remembered by Chicago race ¬ goers as the second horse when the Calu ¬ met Farm entry of Sun Again Some Chance and Wishbone finished onetwo three in the Arlington Futurity Inciden ¬ tally trainer Ben Jones has Sun Again going soundly once more moreFairaris Fairaris n imported son of the Eng ¬ lish sire Fair Trial was somewhat of an early season sensation last year He won the Peter Pan Handicap finished third to Alsab and Lochinvar in the Withers These are just a few more of the top members of the handicap division now descending on Washington Park

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