Largest Field of Lincoln Meet to Contest Steger: Harriet Sue Works Six Furlongs in 1:16 in Final Prep for Race, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-08


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Largest Field of Lincoln Meet to Contest Steger i Harriet Sue Works Six Furlongs In 1:16 in Final Prep for Race STICKNEY, 111., June 7.— The largest field of the meeting is expected to compete in the ,000 added Steger Handicap which will be run at Hawthorne Saturday under the auspices of the Lincoln Fields Jockey r Club. Twenty-one three-year-olds and ° of ™ older horses are eligible for the six and a half furlongs sprint and all except three a or four of them are likely to be in the ac- a as tual entries when they are drawn tomorrow a morning. r Most of the candidates have completed ° of their preparation for the stakes except for s short drills tomorrow and possibly Satur- c day morning. Hyman Friedbergs Harriet Sue went through her final stiff workout this morning when she was sent six fur- *■ longs in 1:16, handily. Harriet Sue has " been a disappointment in her only two . starts this year, but she is showing some is improvement and may be a sharp con- j tender for top honors this week-end. A. S. Higgins Quizzle, unbeaten in four * starts this year, continues to rule the fa-vorite for the Steger, and his connections say he is ready for his best. J Besides Harriet Sue, some of those ready to oppose her are the Brolite Farms Challenge Me, Ruth Sidells Burgoo Maid, Leon f Tikulskis Icangetit and Holdall, Swanee River Stables Corydon, Mrs. Frank Nu- J gents Espino Gold, Mrs. Edward McCuans j Wise Moss and Mrs. Emil Denemarks Signals Bloke. The Steger Handicap will be the prin- J cipal feature of Saturdays program, but not the only one. Another is the St. Charles Handicap, a contest of a mile and a six- J teenth for four-year-olds and upward, for which racing secretary W. R. Dahlstrom today was accepting entries. In the St. j Charles are expected to be many who will ! be found later in the ,000 La Salle and ,000 Lincoln handicaps, the two distance stakes that remain on the Lincoln Fields program. Another attractive number on the week- j ] end card is the Delaware Purse, a sprint of six and a half furlongs for three-year-olds and upward. In this sprint will be horses that fall just a little short of measuring ] up to the class of thoroughbreds which will compete in the Steger.

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