Rounders Works Mile In 1:40 at Hawthorne: May Face Starter Once Before Close of Lincoln Fields Meet, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Rounders Works Mile In 140 at Hawthorne HawthorneMay May Face Starter Once Before Close of Lincoln Fields Meet MeetSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 12 Valdina Farms Rounders who hasnt been to the post since he finished third in the 10000 American Handicap ad New Orleans earlier in the year advanced a step nearer a re ¬ turn to competition when he worked a mile over a fast Hawthorne track this mornin in 140 This Irish star pointing for the many rich features to be run during the summer at Washington Park stepped the first half mile in 48 the threequarters in 114 and seven furlongs in 126 to leave little to be desired in his present condition conditionFrank Frank Catrone trainer of the Valdina horses said the horse was never better than he is right now and he is eager to get one race for the colt before the Lincoln Fields meeting closes here next Saturday SaturdayRounders Rounders raced only four times in New Orleans this winter and won two of the engagements After capturing an overnight event styled the Breaux Bridge Purse he came bad to account for the 5000 Andrew Jackson Handicap in which he set a new track record of 150 for a mile and a fur ¬ long Between those two performances he ran second to Marriage in the 25000 New Orleans Handicap in which the winner equalled the track mark of 143 for a mile and a sixteenth His performance in the American Handicap in which Mar ¬ riage and Mioland beat him was his last lastRounders Rounders will be remembered by Chica goans principally for his triumph over Whirlaway in the Arlington Handicap last

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