Large Field May Oppose Equifox For Honors in Peabody Memorial: Proceeds of Lincoln Fields Holiday Sport to Be Turned Over to War Relief Agencies, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


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PRESTON M BURCH Sent out Howe Stables Cassis to register an upset vic ¬ tor in the Roseben Handicap at Bel ¬ mont Park Saturday Large Field May Oppose Equifox For Honors in Peabody Memorial Proceeds of Lincoln Fields Holiday Sport to Be Turned Over to War Relief Agencies AgenciesSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 27 With all of the more accomplished nominees for the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handicap which the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club is renewing at Hawthorne on Tuesday ex ¬ pected to start if the track is fast or good the one mile and a sixteenth holiday War Relief Program feature may be expected to provide one of the big thrills of the entire season seasonOutstanding Outstanding among those of the 37 elig ibles listed as definite bidders for honors in the Peabody Memorial is Howard Wells Equifox a son of Equipoise who starred here and at other tracks several years ago The Wells horse was away from the racing wars last year but returned to competition this spring at Churchill Downs and has won his last two engagements In Tues ¬ days race he will carry top weight of 122 pounds poundsOthers Others fit and ready for the hard test the Decoration Day race promises to be include Challenge Me and Brief Sigh two of the better western threeyearolds Bobs Dream Daily Trouble Night Shadow Take Wing Cabin Creek De ¬ value Shot Put Bold Captain Parasang Topnard Rosy Brand and Valdina Foe FoeWith With other stars scheduled to take part in several of the less important races the program dedicated to the work of the American Red Cross and the Chicago Serv ¬ icemens Center may well exceed in at ¬ tractiveness all other presentations of the management during the present meeting meetingNext Next Saturday the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club is renewing another old fixture the Steger Handicap Like the Peabody this sprint attraction is endowed with a purse of 5000 To be decided over six and onehalf furlongs the Steger will have its principal contestants in Occupation sterling sprint ¬ ing ace of the John Marsch stable and Traffic Court veteran star of the recent Churchill Downs meeting The latter owned by Mrs M E Miller and Nick Burger was the most successful of older racers seen at the Kentucky track where she turned in one of the fastest mile performances in the history of racing there and Occupation also successful at Churchill Downs ac ¬ counted for the Crete Handicap here a week ago

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