Lucky Draw Works for Great American: Travels Fast Five Furlongs in :59 3/5, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-25


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Lucky Draw Works for Great American Travels Fast Five Furlongs in :595 Candidates for Tomorrows 0,000 Brooklyn Handicap Await Final Pipe-Openers AQUEDUCT. L. I.. N. Y., June 24.— Market Wise, Shut Out, Devil Diver, Don Bingo. Attention and other stalwarts of the imposing list of probables for Saturday3 0,000 Brooklyn Handicap, spent a quiet morning at Long Island tracks today, awaiting pipe-openers for the getaway days time-mellowed mile and one-quarter at Aqueduct. A prominent runner, whose work-day it was, is George Wideners flashy gelding. Lucky Draw, a sprinting son of Jack High, who has captured the Youthful at Jamaica, Juvenile at Belmont, and Tremont at Aqueduct. Pointing for Saturdays ,000 Great American, this product of the old Kenney Farm marched a handy five-eighths in :59% on Belmonts main course this morning. Indications are that Lucky Draw will be a more pronounced choice in Saturdays ,000 added test of six furlongs than will Greentrees formidable brace of Brooklyn Handicap probables, Shut Out and Devil Diver. One of the most interesting breezers this morning was Foxbrough, who is essaying a comeback under William Woodwards internationally-famed "Zetland sports." Foxbrough Works Mile Mr. Fitz had this colorful stallion on the course rather late in the training season and prescribed a handy mile drill through which the strapping son of Sir Gallahad III. and Marguerite snapped 1:44%. Foxbrough is not an eligible for the Brooklyn, nor for the Butler during the Empire at-Jamaica season. He must first answer a question of his standing the rigors of training for his proposed comeback satisfactorily. Foxbrough has been idle for more than a year. American bred, he was shipped abroad as a yearling, became the outstanding juvenile of the English turf and top weight of handicapper Arthur Fawcetts Free Handicap, returning to this side of the Atlantic as a war refugee to capture the Butler and other important stakes before his injury. Fridays off-day arrangement of the usual eight events is more remarkable for the size of the fields than for any quality in the offerings. The feature is an allowance event of six furlongs for three-year-olds and upward for a purse of ,000 which had drawn a field of 14, with three also eligibles. Such as Hyacinthus, Blenheim Lad and Roxspur will provide tha competition in this affair. The contest through the field is the Canterbury, a steeplechase of about two miles that drew nine allowance horses. Jockeys have been engaged for the majority of the "name" horses in the ensuing Brooklyn renewal. Alfred Robertson, released from the hospital today, is to have the mount on Bing Crosbys Suburban hero, Don Bingo. George Woolf, who has the pick of the Greentree mounts, is to handle Shut Out in his week-end engagement, while Brooks will have the leg up on Devil Diver. V. Nodarse, the slam-bang Latin-American, again will ride Market Wise, the top weight of the distinguished party under 128 pounds. Jimmy Stout will boot William Woodwards queenly Vagrancy if that mare is a starter, and Mr. Fitz intends placing her in the entries. Race mares have been singularly unsuccessful in Brooklyn renewals and the performance of Sir Gallahad III.s tall daughter will be of academic interest to turf historians. • Vagrancy was moving forward boldly and apparently with an excellent prospect | of being a factor in the finish of the Suburban Handicap, back at Belmont Park when Shut Out was bothered at the far corner and in turn forced the Belatr four-year-old to take up.

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