Thirteen to Seek Honors in Steger: Quizzle, Espino Gold and Icangetit to Go Postward in Lincoln Sprint Offering, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-09


view raw text

Thirteen to Seek Honors in Steger Quizzle, Espino Gold and Icangetit to Go Postward In Lincoln Sprint Offering STICKNEY, 111., June 8 —A S. Higgins Quizzle and Mrs. Frank Nugents Espino Gold, who finished in a dead heat for first place in the Francis S. Peabody Memorial Handicap on Memorial Day, are scheduled to renew their hostilities in the ,000 Steger Handicap which will be presented at Hawthorne by the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club tomorrow. Quizzle and Espino Gold head a field of 13 named overnight to contest the sprint of six and a half furlongs which will top one of the best programs offered on the Chicago front so far this season. Quizzle, who may rule the favorite on the theory that the distance of the Steger will be better suited to him, is to perform tomorrow under top weight of 123 pounds to 115 for Espino Gold. In the Peabody Memorial they met over a mile and a sixteenth. Tikulski Names Entry While Quizzle, who also captured the Crete Handicap and who now is undefeated In four starts this year, and Espino Gold loom powerfully in connection with tomorrows headliner, there are others who can be counted upon to make their presences felt. Among them are the two Leon Tilkul-ski representatives, Icangetit and Holdall. Icangetit, in his only start this year, won the LaGrange Handicap and had he been able to follow up this engagement with a longer test he might tomorrow be competing in Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby. As it is he will be performing this weekend as part of his slow preparation for midsummer specials for horses of his age. Two others who may be heard from in the Steger are Mrs. Edward McCuans Wise Moss and Hyman Friedbergs Harriet Sue, second and third, respectively, to Quizzle In the six-furlong Crete. Wise Moss, who was beaten only a neck Continued on Page Three Thirteen to Seek Honors In Steger Handicap Today Continued trom Page One in the Crete, had a nine-pound weight con-Morion from Quizzle on that occasion, whereas tomorrow he will receive a pull of 12 pounds from that star. That shift in imposts may be enough to land the Mc-Coon horse home in front. Also scheduled to compete in the Steger are S. D. Sidells St. Jock, the Brolite Farms Full Cry, H. E. Jacobys Good Bid, Mrs. Emil Denemarks Fire Dust and Signals Bloke, the Hilltop Stock Farms Top-nard and Jess Trents Colonel Read. Last year the Steger was won by Corona Corona, while among previous winners of j the stake were Helens Babe, Chicago, Mis- I step, Pansy Walker. Deliberator, Mountain Ridge, Manie OHara and Miss Dogwood. Of interest tomorrow also will be the principal supporting feature, the St. Charles Purse, in which Dixianas Amber Light is to make his first start of the year. Last season Amber Light earned more than 7,000 and won such events as the Cadillac Handicap and Gen. McNair Memorial Handicap at Detroit. He finished first, second or third in ten stakes in 1944.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1945060901_1_2
Library of Congress Record: