Twenty-Nine on Stars and Stripes List: Aces of Handicap Division Nominated, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-25


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Twenty-Nine on Stars and Stripes List Aces of Handicap Division Nominated Roster for 0,000 Arlington Stake Topped by Whirlaway, Shut Out,Attention, Rounders HOMEWOOD. 111., June 24— Twenty-nine of the top handicap horses of America, Including Whirlaway, Attention, Shut Out, Devil Diver, Marriage, Rounders, Val-dina Orphan. Fairaris, Thumbs Up, Kings Abbey, Don Bingo, Mioland and other luminaries of the older division, have been nominated for the 0,000 Stars and Stripes Handicap at Washington Park on July 5, Racing Secretary Webb Everett announced today. The Stars and Stripes, traditional Fourth of July fixture on the Arlington Park program, is one of the five 0,000 added stakes scheduled for the currently combined Arlington-Washington Park 67-day Stars Stars and and Stripes Stripes Nominations Nominations Horse. Horse. Horse. Horse. Whirlaway Whirlaway Fairaris Fairaris Sun Sun Again Again Anticlimax Anticlimax Devil Devil Diver Diver Best Best Seller Seller ShutOut ShutOut Great Great Rush Rush The The Rhymer Rhymer Aletern Aletern Valdina Valdina Orphan Orphan Bushwhacker Bushwhacker Rounders Rounders Ahamo Ahamo Thumbs Thumbs Up Up Air Air Master Master Kings Kings Abbey Abbey Shot Shot Put Put Marriage Marriage Aonbarr Aonbarr Full Full Cry Cry Choppy Choppy Sea Sea Mioland Mioland Reading Reading II. II. Attention Attention Put Put In In Don Don Bingo Bingo Sweep Sweep Swinger Swinger Barrancosa Barrancosa season at the Homewood track. The Independence Day holiday has been set aside for war relief again this year. This stake-studded program of Americas best racing does not end until Labor Day, September 6. Many of those nominated for the nine-furlong Stars and Stripes are well known to Chicagoans, and the names and performance records of all are familiar to racegoers everywhere. For example. Attention and Shut Out, posthumous sons of the great Equipoise, won the Arlington Classic in consecutive years, 1941 and 1942. Whirlaway and Mioland won the American Derby in 1941 and 1940, respectively. Rounders defeated Whiralaway in the Arlington Handicap last year, and Marriage Continued on Page Thirty Twenty-Nine Nominees For Stars and Stripes Whirlaway, Shut Out, Rounders Attention in Arlington Stake Continued from Page One beat Alsab in the Washington Park Handicap. Many of the nominees already are on the grounds, notably Whirlaway and his stablemate. Sun Again, from Calumet Farm; Marriage and Full Cry, owned by Coward and Du Puy; Thumbs Up and Kings Abbey, belonging to the Hollywood motion picture producer, Louis B. Mayer; the Valdina Farm pair. Rounders and Valdina Orphan; the English-bred and Canadian-owned Fairaris, from the stable of R. S. McLaughlin, Toronto motor magnate; A. C. Ernsts greatly improved Aletern; Hal Price Headleys Anticlimax; Galbreath and Diensts Best Seller, winner of the 1942 Equipoise Mile. Other Stars and Stripes candidates stabled at the Homewood track include John L. Sullivans Air Master, Miss Helen Hickmans Aonbarr, Brookmeade Stables Great Rush, J. A. Cassons former Australian star Reading II., a champion of the grass courses; George J. Stempels Put In; I Mrs. Marie Evans* former champion distance runner. Shot Put, and Walmac Farms Bushwhacker. Several of the leading contenders for the Stars and Stripes will remain in New York for the Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct tomorrow before shipping to Washington Park for the current meeting. These include the Greentree Stable pair. Shut Out J and Devil Diver; Attention, for whom William Helis. of New Orleans, paid 5,000 to the estate of the late Mrs. Parker Corning, a record in America for a horse in training; C. S. Howards Mioland and Bing Crosbys South American pair, Don Bingo, recent winner of the Suburban Handicap, and the good-staying mare, Barrancosa, and The Barring ton Stables Ahamo.

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